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Print - Les Silhouettes De 1871
  • Les Silhouettes De 1871
    Colomb, B. Moloch, born 1849 - died 1909
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Les Silhouettes De 1871

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Colomb, B. Moloch, born 1849 - died 1909 (caricaturist)
    Barousse (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 205

Physical description

Print showing a uniformed man holding a newspaper lettered 'L'Ordre'. Print from a set of caricatures, broadsheets and illustrations in ten volumes. Each volume is half-bound in red leather, gold tooled and stamped with imperial emblems, title etc.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)


1871 (printed)


Colomb, B. Moloch, born 1849 - died 1909 (caricaturist)
Barousse (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Les Silhouettes De 1871 No.7. Deforêt et César, Edrs. 64 r. N. d. Petits Champs. Imp Barousse. Paris'

Lettered with caption


Descriptive line

'Badingoscope'. Satirical illustration by B. Colomb ('Moloch') showing a uniformed man holding a newspaper. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 1871.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.




Lithography; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Man; Newspaper; Uniform


Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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