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« on: 4 July 2009, 00:45:33 »

this postcard is French from c1910.  published in Dakar, it could be anywhere in French West Africa.  The French signed treaties with the Tuareg (also spelled Touareg and Twareg) in Mali in 1905 and Niger in 1917; in Algeria, there were skirmishes even after this.
I always think of Volkswagens and wonder if they saw any images like this before naming their vehicle.


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« Reply #1 on: 4 July 2009, 11:58:19 »

well, wouldn't you sh** your pants when they await you around the corner?

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« Reply #2 on: 1 August 2009, 21:38:17 »

Maybe the VW marketers were thinking rather along those lines:


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