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clive_t

clive_t

Location : Portsmouth, England

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PostSubject: Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir...   Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... EmptyWed Mar 10, 2010 11:04 am

In Mikey's Pompiers thread, we ended up discussing other pictures that might exist of the series "Femmes de l'Avenir"

Well in a quiet moment at work this morning I did some searching, and I found these on www.delcampe.net ...

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Zouaves

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Sous_Off

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Sous_Lieutenant

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Rapin

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Petit_Tambour

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Marin

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Maitre_dArmes

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Journaliste

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Garde_Champetre

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Etudiant

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Docteur

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Conscrit

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Cocher

Discutez!

Interesting to think that these back in the early 1900's, women in these occupations were thought to be some kind of fantasy... 100 years later it's normal!

I suppose it's possible that somewhere in this collection, there would be poses depicting railway workers of some kind!

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Clive

Fat Controller of the Great Unfinished Railway, formerly the S&CGR
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mikeyh

mikeyh

Location : Dordogne France

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PostSubject: Re: Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir...   Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... EmptyWed Mar 10, 2010 12:09 pm

Nice find Clive! In their time they would have been every frenchmans ultimate fantasy and today still are for some!!

cant help thinking that 'Le docteur' looks like Johnny Depp as Willie Wonka!!

mikey
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Carl Hibbs

Location : Haute Normandie - visitors welcome

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PostSubject: Re: Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir...   Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... EmptyWed Mar 10, 2010 6:42 pm

Brilliant.

I looked all over the net for these without success.

Somebody French must be able to explain this 'farce' better. If not I will take it to the college and see what the history teachers make of it.
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PostSubject: Re: Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir...   Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... EmptyThu Mar 11, 2010 5:43 am

I wonder what the Teachers will make of the new teachers interest in historic porn!!!............Mad dogs and Englishmen?? In that 1st picture are the girls curling non-existant Moustaches?
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clive_t

clive_t

Location : Portsmouth, England

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PostSubject: Re: Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir...   Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... EmptyThu Mar 11, 2010 10:31 am

Found a few more :

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Maire

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Jockey

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... General

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Gendarme

Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... Depute

Apparently these are a series of 20 - which means I am missing 2 from the complete set! Anyone? The postcard depicting the 3 Zouaves is not part of this series it seems - although plainly it has originated from the same studio.

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Clive

Fat Controller of the Great Unfinished Railway, formerly the S&CGR
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clive_t

clive_t

Location : Portsmouth, England

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PostSubject: Re: Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir...   Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... EmptyThu Mar 11, 2010 3:16 pm

Apologies, I need to correct my mathematics, it seems - there are 17 cards on here not counting the one of the 3 Zouaves, plus the pompier and the single Zuave of dubious gender on Mikey's thread, make 19 not 18! So, what is the one we are missing I wonder?

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Clive

Fat Controller of the Great Unfinished Railway, formerly the S&CGR
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mikeyh

mikeyh

Location : Dordogne France

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PostSubject: Re: Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir...   Plus des Femmes de l'Avenir... EmptyThu Mar 11, 2010 4:25 pm

Think of a job that women didnt do and theres your answer! Plenty of scope there then!!

Mikey Cool
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