POP-UP ADVERTISING CARD

LE PETIT POUCET [TOM THUMB]

POP-UP. LE PETIT POUCET [TOM THUMB]. This a a pop-up tradecard produced for Au Bon Marche, the Paris Department Store, circa 1885. The cover depicts Tom seated next to the ogre. The caption reads " Tom Thumb having approached the Ogre, slowly took his (Ogre's) boots and put them on immediately". When opened there is a ppop-up scene with Tom wearing the large boots in the foreground and his parents standing behind him. The caption, again loosely translated is "After succeeding and having amassed many possessions, Tom Thumb returned to his father where he was welcomed with enjoyment" . Measures 4" x 5" when closed in near fine condition.

[Item #29907]

Price: $125.00

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