Paris Ephemera

Here is some of the 1920’s Paris ephemera I collected for The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt— which just came out in paperback. Vintage postcards, Cunard luggage stickers, French phrase book, 1925 Paris guidebook, Mauretania letterhead and a photograph of James Joyce. Some of these treasures are from my grandmother. I found others at vintage stores and eBay.

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How It All Began

I first became interested in scrapbooks looking through my grandmother’s 1920’s scrapbook. A childhood friend of hers, Sylvia Beach, started a famous bookstore on the Left Bank called Shakespeare and Company. She wrote my grandmother that she was going to publish a novel called Ulysses by an Irish writer named James Joyce. She sent this photo of the two of them standing outside her bookstore in 1921. “I believe Ulysses […]

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Inspiration

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