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Lithograph - Le nouveau costume des cochers turcs à Constantinople.  Ni hommes, ni femmes, tous eunuques! (Extrait de la nouvelle ordonnance)
  • Le nouveau costume des cochers turcs à Constantinople. Ni hommes, ni femmes, tous eunuques! (Extrait de la nouvelle ordonnance)
    Daumier, born 1808 - died 1879
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Le nouveau costume des cochers turcs à Constantinople. Ni hommes, ni femmes, tous eunuques! (Extrait de la nouvelle ordonnance)

  • Object:

    Lithograph

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1860 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Daumier, born 1808 - died 1879 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.187

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 49

  • Image in copyright

Physical description

Lithograph caricature depicting coachmen in Turkey, inferring that, by a new statute, they are neither male, nor female, but eunuchs. Signed 'hD'. Lettered with title and 'mon Martinet, 172, r.Rivoli et 41, r.Vivienne. Lith. Destouches, 28, r.Paradis Pre Paris'. Numbered 109 and stamped in blue ink with the letter 'D'.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1860 (published)

Artist/maker

Daumier, born 1808 - died 1879 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 22.3 cm, Width: 27.8 cm

Descriptive line

Lithograph caricature by Honoré Daumier entitled 'Le nouveau costume des cochers turcs à Constantinople. Ni hommes, ni femmes, tous eunuques!', plate 129 of the series 'Actualités', published in Le Charivari, 26 January, 1860, and republished in Album des Charges du Jour,Paris, 1860.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Turkey; Caricatures; Carriages; Gender; Eunuchs; Coaches

Categories

Prints; Caricatures & Cartoons

Collection code

PDP

Qr_O1107255
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