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Little Creatures

Photographs made for scenes in Le Grand Meaulnes, a coming-of-age novel by Alain Fournier.
These scenarios with molded figures were constructed by Louise-Edmée Chevalier and photographed by Laure Albin-Guillot. (1946)

Title page:

"Assis sur un pupitre, en balançant les jambes, Meaulnes réfléchissait."

"A peine étions-nous assis que bondissait sur la piste un poney tout harnaché . . . "

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The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.

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After the renovation, beginnig September 1, our hours will be

Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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Friday 9 a.m. to 5

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