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Print - Les Événements De Paris

Les Événements De Paris

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)
    Grognet (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 soldiers storming the barricades of the Paris Commune. In the centre a soldier carries the French flag. 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)


Unknown (artist)
Grognet (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Les Événements De Paris. 7. En vente chez Grognet, imp. edit. R. des Ecoles 16. Prise Des Docks De La Villette.'

Descriptive line

'Prise Des Docks De La Villette'. Print showing soldiers storming the barricades of the Paris Commune. 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

Uniform; Flag; Fortifications; Soldiers; War


Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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