Le Petit Journal

Posted on Thursday, May 30th, 2019 by John Wood
Le Petit Journal
Early 20th century France was a hotbed of strongman activity… so much so, that evidently great feats of strength often spontaneously broke out. This cover for “Le Petit Journal Illustre” from 1928 shows a fellow (reputedly the great opera singer Marcel Journet) leisurely carrying a fully loaded cart balanced on his head up the front steps of city hall — no big deal.

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