What to buy before your future inlaws come for dinner. Selections from an album made by Maison Alphonse Giroux that lives with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. At mid-century the Maison Giroux was where everyone went . .. if they had enough titles and gold to go shopping

"Crucifix et Christ à la Colonne." 1852-70. French.
“Crucifix et Christ à la Colonne.” #44 and #45. 1852-70. French. Pencil, pen, black ink and gouache on paper. Maison of Alphonse Giroux, maker. Image and photo © Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/crucifix-et-christ-a-la-colonne
"Miroir à main."
“Miroir à main.” #32. 1852-1870. French. Pencil, pen, black ink, gouache and gum arabic on paper. Maison of Alphonse Giroux, maker. Image and photo © Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/miroir-a-main-1
#57 and #58.
#57 and #58. 1852-1870. French. Pencil, pen, black ink and gouache on paper. Maison of Alphonse Giroux, maker. Image and photo © Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/page-d-album-de-dessin-10

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