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The Reds of the Midi

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1896-1913 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Heinemann Ltd. (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed poster

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Michael Diamond in memory of his wife

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 64, box B

Physical description

Poster depicting an advertisement for a novel by Felix Gras entitled 'The Reds of the Midi', subtitled 'An Episode of the French Revolution, from the provencal of Felix Gras'. A male drummer is depicted in profile, wearing a military jacket and looking towards a silhouette of a guillotine in front of a red sky. The price ('Crown 8vo. Price 3/6') is lettered beneath the author's name, and the printer's name and address is lettered at the foot of the page. The dual monograms of the artists intersect at the bottom right of the sheet. There are notes in pencil on the reverse giving the artist's names, and details of three publications in 1896, 1901 and 1913.

Place of Origin

London (printed)


ca. 1896-1913 (printed)


William Heinemann Ltd. (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed poster


Height: 47.2 cm, Width: 32.8 cm

Descriptive line

Poster by A. E. Bone and F. A. M. Scheiffelin (?) depicting an advertisement for a novel by Felix Gras entitled 'The Reds of the Midi'. Great Britain, ca. 1896-1913.





Subjects depicted

Drummers; Novels; Guillotines


Books; Posters; Printed pages & sheets; Advertising


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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