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Print - Mon Cadeau d'Etrennes
  • Mon Cadeau d'Etrennes
    Betbeder, Faustin, born 1847
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Mon Cadeau d'Etrennes

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1870 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Betbeder, Faustin, born 1847 (caricaturist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 210

Physical description

Satirical illustration in which the Emperor Napoleon III is depicted as a jack-in-the-box and wearing a bicorne hat, his arms outstretched. 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)


1870 (printed)


Betbeder, Faustin, born 1847 (caricaturist)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Mon Cadeau d'Etrennes La Joie des enfants, desormais la tranquilité des Parents.'

'Faustin Noel 70'

Descriptive line

'Mon Cadeau d'Etrennes'. Satirical illustration by Faustin Betbeder in which the Emperor Napoleon III is depicted as a jack-in-the-box. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 1870.

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

Toy; Jack in the box; Bicorne


Prints; Caricatures & Cartoons


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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