Français : 'Paul et Virginie', scène 3 . English: In this hand-colored aquatint by Descourtis after Jean Frederich Schall, the governor of the island of Île de France is visiting the families of Paul's and Virginie's mothers. Virginie's mother is an aristocrat reduced to poverty, while Paul's mother is a peasant woman, but he governor treats them as equals despite their dissimilar ranks. . Late 18th Century. English: Descourtis, Charles Melchior, 1753–1820 after Jean-Frédéric Schall 965 Paul et Virginie, scene 3

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Français : 'Paul et Virginie', scène 3 . English: In this hand-colored aquatint by Descourtis after Jean Frederich Schall, the governor of the island of Île de France is visiting the families of Paul's and Virginie's mothers. Virginie's mother is an aristocrat reduced to poverty, while Paul's mother is a peasant woman, but he governor treats them as equals despite their dissimilar ranks. . Late 18th Century. English: Descourtis, Charles Melchior, 1753–1820 after Jean-Frédéric Schall 965 Paul et Virginie, scene 3
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Image ID: MP38F2