Puss in Boots - Paris, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 48° 51.900 E 002° 19.549
31U E 450555 N 5412667
Quick Description: This figure of Puss in Boots is part of a monument to the author Charles Perrault and is located in the Tuileries Garden.
Location: Île-de-France, France
Date Posted: 12/5/2011 8:30:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMD8QV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
Puss in Boots was one of several now legendary characters created in the short stories of Charles Perrault. Puss in Boots arrived in the 1697 publication of Perrault's "Stories or Tales of Past Times with Morals: Tales of Mother Goose". The character seems to be based on a similar story from the Panchatantra, a 5th Century book of Hindu stories. Puss...is an extraordinary cat who is devoted to helping his master improve his state in life.
Perrault also created the characters of Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood. Read more about Puss at (visit link) and Perrault at (visit link)

The 1908 marble sculpture was made by Gabriel Edouard Baptiste Pech (1854-1930).
Character Type: Literature

Character originator: Puss in Boots

Internet Link: [Web Link]

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in the Tuileries Garden in Paris.

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