Merchant of glass and crystal in the 15th century.

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Merchant of glass and crystal in the fifteenth century.

Merchant of glass and crystal in the fifteenth century.

Marchand de verres et cristaux (“Voirre jolis !”) au XVe siècle. Cris de Paris, Bibl. Carnavalet. Gravure extraite de l’ouvrage de H. Gourdon de Genouillac.

Source: Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, par Henri Gourdon de Genouillac, 1879. Henri Gourdon, known as Gourdon de Genouillac (1826 – 1898) was a French historian, novelist and heraldist specialising in the French nobility and its coats of arms. He was scientific editor of the Journal des employés de Paris, the Journal héraldique, the Monde artiste (1862-1898) and the Passe-temps, a literary and anecdotal journal.

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