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Anna Rothschild ration cards, 1871.

Author/Creator:
Rothschild, Anna.
Publication:
1871.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (1 leaf)
Contained In:
Miscellaneous Manuscripts. Box 23 Folder 12
Status/Location:
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Subjects:
Ration cards -- France -- Paris -- 19th century -- Specimens.
Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 -- Sources.
Form/Genre:
Ration cards.
Forms (documents)
Manuscripts, French -- 19th century.
Language:
In French.
Summary:
Four printed ration cards pasted on a gilt-edged leaf dated 1871 belonging to Anna Rothschild of Paris, France. The cards were issued to Rothschild in February and March of 1871 by the mayor of the 5th arrondissement during the Franco-Prussian War. One ration card is for bread, one is for the butcher, and three cards are for the canteen. All the cards are stamped with a blue seal reading "Republique Francaise (Seine)."
Penn Provenance:
Sold by Nancy Howell (Sacramento, California), 2016 (eBay).
OCLC:
973330259