Story of a Shawl

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A woman takes off her shawl as, behind her, a military officer shows some agitation
Story of a shawl.

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Robarts Library, the Internet Archive

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A colored woman takes off her shawl and appears naked from the waist up as, behind her, a military officer shows some agitation. The decorative background includes a blindfolded figure holding a torch, palm trees and a stake catching fire.
The caption reads in the original French: Histoire d’un shall [sic].

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