Creil plate, Marvels of the Modern Age prints, Slideshow, C. 1900
Creil (France) plate, printed in black with a scene, showing the interior of a theatre with a slide show , the lobed rim with blue printed foliage.
Blue printed CREIL ET MONTEREAU mark,
17cm. Small chip behind
From a set titled Marvels of the Modern Age, depicting late 19th century inventions in a humorous manner. Creil & Montereau combined in 1850, and combined further in 1920 as the HBCM (Hippolyte Boulenger-Creil-Montereau), finally closing 1950.