1850-1940 | SABOT/AGE

1930-1940 | YVONNE JEAN­-HAFFEN
Les sabots |étude| [given title]
Source: © Direction des Musées de France, 1998

“He lowered his voice. “Some claim sabotage! Do you know that French term, sabotage? Comes from ‘sabots,’ the wooden shoes worn by French workers. They can kick an Engine half off its blocks!” Tobias grinned at this prospect, with a glee that rather disquieted Mallory. “The French have Luddite troubles of a sort, you see, sir, much as we once did, years ago!” 
From: The Difference Engine by William Gibson & Bruce Sterling (Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1990)

1925 | MAURICE ESTEVE
Pommes, chapeau Et Sabots (Apples, Hat And Sabots)
Source: © Bourges, Musée Esteve - Direction Des Musées De France


19th century
PIERRE FRANÇOIS EUGÈNE GIRAUD
Feuille d'études: deux jambeset deux mains tenant des bâtons
Study: two legs and two hands holding sticks
Source: © Louvre

Mid 18th century
NICOLAS BERNARD LEPICIE
Etudes de deux mains et deux jambes chaussées de sabots
Study of two hands and two legs with sabots
Source: © Louvre



SHOES & ART
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