Parisian costumes of the 18th century. Ragpicker. Water carrier.

Parisian costumes. 18th century fashion. Water carrier. Merchant of melons. Ragpicker. Merchant of sweets.
Parisian costumes of the 18th century.

Parisian costumes of the 18th century.

Water carrier. Merchant of melons. Ragpicker. Merchant of sweets.

Porteur d’eau. Marchant de melons. Chiffonnière. Marchande de Plaisirs. Costumes de Paris.

Illustration Galan, middle ages, b/w,

Source:

Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, by Nicolas Jules Henri Gourdon de Genouillac. Published 1879.

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