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Item — Box: CLX-A-1721
This is an artfully decorated album issued by the French biscuit manufacturer LU (formerly known as Lefèvre-Utile), entitled "Album des célébrités contemporaines publié par Lefèvre-Utile, Nantes". It contains forty-eight chromolithographed cards featuring famous figures from the arts; each card, embossed with silver or gold, bore a black-and-white photograph portrait of the celebrity along with a relevant colour image and a quotation from the celebrity themselves in praise of LU biscuits. There...
- Repository: Edinburgh University Library Special Collections
- Subject: Advertisements
- Names: Loir, Luigi, 1845-1916 (French painter, illustrator and lithographer)