CHOCOLATE – ADVERTISEMENT - GASTRONOMY: E. Weiss. Confiseur Glacier. Rue du Général Foy, 8, Saint-Etienne, Loire.
Place and Year: [Probably Germany or France, circa 1900].
Technique: Chromolithograph covers, blue printed text inside, original vertical fold in the middle, 12,5 x 14,5 cm (4.9 x 5.7 inches) when opened (hardly noticeable stained, slightly scratched and stained (chocolate stain?) on the left-hand side of the image).
A pretty chromolithographed advertisement with a man and a woman, dresses in Baroque clothing, was made for a chocolatier E. Weiss from France around 1900. The text on the inner side lists the specialities, made of chocolate by the firm.
The Chocolat Weiss was founded in 1882 and still owes a shop at the same address in Saint-Etienne.
Availability: In stock