19th-C Engravings of Parisian Children Playing Games


A set of six (6) antique French prints / engravings / gravures featuring 18th-century children playing different games: tops, jump rope, leapfrog, and a game like marbles with pebbles. Entitles "Les Differens Jeux des Petites Polissons de Paris", "The Different Games of the Little Scamps of Paris". The original engravings had "Au Bon Marche, Maison Boucicaut" at the top, dating them to 1852-1877. They are 19th-century reproductions of 18th-century engravings. Under glass, with the tape in various states, as shown. They have old hanging tags at the back. Each 7 1/2" by 5 3/4".