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Marquis de Tombelaine

Marquis de Tombelaine


A local figure around Mont Saint-Michel, he took his name from a small granite island in the bay of Mont Saint-Michel. His real name was Joseph-Marie Gautier and he worked as a fisherman. He drowned in the bay in 1892.

Photographed by A. Godard of Granville in Lower Normandy.
 

Code: 123006
 
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