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Print - Paris Incendié

Paris Incendié

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    22/05/1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)
    Barousse (lithographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print showing the bombed out ruins of the Palais de la Légion d'Honneur, flanked by a soldier and a raggedly dressed figure. Above the illustration is a coat of arms. 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)


22/05/1871 (printed)


Unknown (artist)
Barousse (lithographer)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Paris Incendié. No.6. / Le Palais de la Légion d'Honneur. Lith. Barousse, à Paris.'

'(22 Mai 1871.)'

Descriptive line

'Le Palais de la Légion d'Honneur'. Print showing the bombed out ruins of the Palais de la Légion d'Honneur. Lithograph by Barousse, 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.





Subjects depicted

Palace; Soldier; Flags; Coat of arms; Uniform


Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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