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1910 Print Tarasque Tarascon Provence France Saint Martha Celebration XGCB8

1910 Print Tarasque Tarascon Provence France Saint Martha Celebration XGCB8

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This is an original 1910 black and white halftone print of "Fête de la Tarasque. Tarascon." This image captures the Procession of the Tarasque in the early twentieth century. The Tarasque is a legendary dragon from Provence, France, which was tamed in a story about Saint Martha. The little girl leading the dragon in the image represents Saint Martha. The Tarasque is now included on UNESCO's list of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

CONDITION

This 101+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 4 inches; 15 x 10 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a 1910 collection depicting picturesque sites along the Rhône Valley of France, featuring Roman ruins, Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals, and medieval towns nestled along the river. Printed on quality stock, the images capture and document the rich history of this area as it appeared at the turn-of-the-twentieth century, offering unique moments captured in time.

Keywords specific to this image: Myth, Parade

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