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Actualités

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Colomb, B. Moloch, born 1849 - died 1909 (caricaturist)
    Barousse (lithographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1291-1962

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Satirical print showing Henri, Duc d'Aumale, seated on a toy horse with figures gathered around him. 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)

Date

1870-1871 (printed)

Artist/maker

Colomb, B. Moloch, born 1849 - died 1909 (caricaturist)
Barousse (lithographer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Actualités. Saillant, Editeur, Rue du Croissant 5 et 10 Lith. Barousse, Paris Son Altesse Royale le Duc d'Aumale.'
Lettered

'Moloch'
Signed

Descriptive line

'Son Altesse Royale le Duc d'Aumale'. Satirical illustration by B. Colomb ('Moloch') showing Henri, Duc d'Aumale, seated on a toy horse with figures gathered around him. 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.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Uniform; Epaulettes; Rocking horse; Duke

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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