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Photograph - Crimes de la Commune
  • Crimes de la Commune
    Appert, Ernest Eugène, born 1830 - died 1891
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Crimes de la Commune

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (photographed)

  • Date:

    1871 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Appert, Ernest Eugène, born 1830 - died 1891 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver Gelatin print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 395, box C

Physical description

Photograph carte-de-visite of a firing squad taking aim at a man against a wall on a Paris street.

Place of Origin

Paris (photographed)


1871 (photographed)


Appert, Ernest Eugène, born 1830 - died 1891 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Silver Gelatin print


Height: 107 mm Postcard, Width: 163 mm Postcard, Height: 98 mm Photograph, Width: 139 mm Photograph

Descriptive line

Faked image of an execution during the Paris Commune, photograph by Ernest Eugène Appert, 1871

Subjects depicted





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