L. L. (France)
Le Porc-Epic, Château, Blois, France
Collotype, Real photo postcard, 1910s
With the printed number, title, location and subject, in French, "LL." and the stamp of Samuel Lightner Hyman, recto of card.

NOTE: Hyman was a San Francisco architect who obtained degrees at UC Berkeley and Columbia University. He continued his studies in Paris at the École des Beaux Arts.

The Château de Blois is located in Loir-et-Cher in the Loire Valley. It is renowned for its architecture and sculptural details, one of which is this bas-relief of a porc-epic.

Size:3 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (8.5 x 13.5 cm.)
No. 23.38
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