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Print - Nouveau Calendrier Politique pour 1872

Nouveau Calendrier Politique pour 1872

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1871-1872 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print with a calendar in the shape of a clock. The clock appears to be resting between the legs of the emperor Napoleon. His bicorne hat is placed on top of the clock and is chimed by a figure holding a hammer and representing War. Opposite is a figure, also holding a hammer, and representing Peace. 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)


1871-1872 (printed)



Materials and Techniques

Lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Nouveau Calendrier Politique pour 1872 Imp. Ballet, q. de la tournelle 35. Mauger, Capart et Cie, Editeurs, Rue Montmartre 103. Paris. Déposé'

Descriptive line

'Nouveau Calendrier Politique pour 1872'. Print with a calendar in the shape of a clock, resting between the legs of Napoleon I. Lithograph, France, 1871-1872.

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

Bicorne; Skull; Calendar; Dove; Clock; Boots


Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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