Advertising ephemera featuring women doing more interesting things than just sit there. Done by illustrator Jean de Paleologu who often signed his work “PAL.” Living from 1855 to 1942, he was from Romania but worked in France.

One of five posters designed to advertise the music hall star Loïe Fuller's performances at the Folies Bergère.
One of five posters designed to advertise the music hall star Loïe Fuller’s performances at the Folies Bergère. 1897. Image © Swann Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/auction-lot/PAL-(JEAN-DE-PAL&201;OLOGUE,-1860-1942).-FOLIES—B&200;RG-2529++++++21+-++742590
One of five posters designed to advertise the music hall star Loïe Fuller's performances at the Folies Bergère.
One of five posters designed to advertise the music hall star Loïe Fuller’s performances at the Folies Bergère. 1897. In the public domain due to age. via https://venusmilk.tumblr.com/
Poster for Liberator cycles and motorcycles. ca. 1899.
Poster for Liberator cycles and motorcycles. ca. 1899. Image © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. and Cuban Graphics. Fair use license. via https://www.amazon.com/Decorative-Poster-Liberator-Viking-bicycle-Vintage-bike/dp/B07P7B4Z6R

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