The department store Grand Magasin Printemps is located on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris and has a long history. The store was founded in 1865 by Jules Jaluzot and Jean-Alfred Duclos. In our collection we have some old catalogs and price quotations from this department store.
This looks like charming, old-fashioned toys to me. It is a picture from a catalog / price quotation from 1886. (It is a detail from one of the pages, click it to view the full picture.) In two earlier posts we show more pictures from this stores old catalogs. If you feel for a nostalgic moment, take a look at how
women`s hats or women`s fashion looked like at 1884. Below you can see the title page of the catalog / price quotation from 1886.