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Print - En Tournée Électorale

En Tournée Électorale

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    ED (caricaturist)
    Van Geleyn (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 203

Physical description

Satirical illustration of a man in hunting clothes carrying a gun and a birdcage over his shoulder. In the cage is a bird with the head of Napoleon III. The man is carrying a roll of paper labelled 'Proclamation' in his left hand. 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)


1870-1871 (printed)


ED (caricaturist)
Van Geleyn (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'En Tournée Électorale Lith. Van Geleyn a Paris. En vente chez Duclaux. 21. Pl. du Ch d'Eau Rouher, Auvergnat de naissance, Corse par inclination, visitant ses électeurs d'adoption.'

Signed with monogram

Descriptive line

'En Tournée Électorale'. Satirical illustration by 'ED' of a man in hunting clothes carrying a gun and a birdcage over his shoulder. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 1870-1871.

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

Bird; Gun; Birdcage


Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints; Hunting


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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