'Le Peril Bleu - Le Papier Timbre', c 1910.
© David Nathan-Maister / Science & Society Picture Library
One of set of 6 postcards, unused and still with their original wrapper, showing six grave dangers facing France. This one is the Blue Peril - excessive bureaucracy. French business is strangled by paperwork and regulations. The artist, T Bianco, was one of the leading satirical illustrators of the era.