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Print - Souvenirs De La Commune Par Léonce Schérer
  • Souvenirs De La Commune Par Léonce Schérer
    Schérer, Léonce, born 1827 - died 1876
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Souvenirs De La Commune Par Léonce Schérer

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Schérer, Léonce, born 1827 - died 1876 (caricaturist)
    Barousse (lithographer)

  • 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 soldiers drinking, with a woman dressed as a cantinière (or vivandière) standing and making a toast. 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)


Schérer, Léonce, born 1827 - died 1876 (caricaturist)
Barousse (lithographer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Souvenirs De La Commune. No.16 Deforet & César, Edit. Rue Nve. des Petits Champs, 64. Lith. Barousse à Paris.'

'Les Défenseurs Du Secteur. / Allons les amis, du courage: / Voici de soleil qui chasse les brouillards.....'
Lettered with caption

'L Schérer'

Descriptive line

'Les Défenseurs Du Secteur'. Satirical illustration by Léonce Schérer showing soldiers drinking. 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

Rifle; Bayonets; Soldiers; Alcohol


Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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