Rare French Embossed Advertising Postcard 'Maiden with Pansies' Chocolat Inimitable' 1904.
Issued by Duroyon et Ramette, Fabricants, Cambrai, France to advertise their Coffee and Chicory drink (Chicoree a la Menagere), this lovely Art Nouveau era postcard features a beautiful young maiden in a fine voile gown. She is bedecked with pastel mauve Pansies in her hair and stands surrounded by the lovely flowers.
The Pansies have little to do with coffee and chicory, but that was the style of advertising popular in Paris at the turn of last century.
Postally used and stamped and franked 1904 it is in very good Antique condition.
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