Madame la Concierge 19th century.

Parisian portrait. Madame la Concierge. French national costume.

Madame la Concierge

Madame la Concierge 19th century.

As a concierge, a French caretaker or porter of a residential building is called. Originally, the keeper or porter of a castle was so named. The French writer Eugène Sue gave her in his novel “Les mystères de Paris” a literary monument. In it, he describes a Parisian concierge named Madame Piplet which is mostly gossiping encountered in the stairwell. From this, the result today is a talkative person is referred to as a pipette.

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