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Mannekin-Pis Serie 1
postcard set
Europe: Belgium, Brussels
card; paper
overall: 146 mm x 93 mm x 8 mm

Set of 10 souvenir colour postcards reproducing cartoon drawings of visitors to the Manneki-Pis statue in Brussels. Includes card 5 'Everything seems much more important through a magnifying glass', card 6 (man wearing spectacles), card 9 (woman using a lorgnette and another holding a pair of binoculars) and card 10 (old woman wearing spectacles). Joined together as a set within outer paper printed cover, itself featuring a pair of spectacles and a pair of goggles.


Gift of Mrs Shirley Handley, 2009

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