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Print - Souvenirs Du Siege De Paris
  • Souvenirs Du Siege De Paris
    Renard, Jules, born 1833
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Souvenirs Du Siege De Paris

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Renard, Jules, born 1833 (caricaturist)
    Coulboeuf (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 print showing a French soldier conversing with a young woman in cantinière (or vivandière) uniform who carries a bottle of wine and a small barrel of alcohol over her shoulder. The soldier is holding a small glass in his hand. In the background are defence works and soldiers. 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)


Renard, Jules, born 1833 (caricaturist)
Coulboeuf (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Souvenirs Du Siege De Paris Au Bureau de L'Éclipse, 16, Rue du Croissant, Paris Imp. Coulboeuf, Paris Garde Natle Sédentair. Officier _ Cantinière. L'Exposé d'un plan d'attaque.'



Descriptive line

'Garde Natle Sédentair. Officier _ Cantinière'. Satirical illustration by Jules Renard 'Draner' showing a French soldier conversing with a young woman. 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

Woman; Alcohol; Cannons; Uniform; Bottle; Barrel; Soldier


Prints; Caricatures & Cartoons


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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