Please join author Charlotte Perret for a presentation on her award winning book At Their Doorstep: The Street Fairs of Paris in Vintage Photographic Postcards, 1900s.
Well off the beaten, historical path, At Their Doorstep is richly documented with exclusive, private, vintage, French carnival, photographic postcards saved by generations of traditional, Parisian carnival families. Captioned with their compelling anecdotes and intriguing and historical details, this unique, historical treasure and visual photographic feast, is a wonderfully entertaining and informative glimpse of the huge, fascinating, vital street fairs and attractions of 1900s Paris and the hundreds of remarkable, mysterious carnival families who created them.
A book signing and reception will take place following the lecture. This is a free event, however space is limited and a ticket is required.
Presented by Alliance Française de Sarasota in partnership with The Ringling.