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Print

Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1592-1962

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 95, shelf H, box 67

Physical description

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

France (printed)

Date

1870-1871 (printed)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Most prints in this set are lettered with the names of artists and printers and have captions

Descriptive line

Print, one of 2235 caricatures, broadsheets and illustrations relating to Napoleon III, the Imperial Family, the fall of the Second Empire, the Siege of Paris and the Commune, by various artists, 1870-1. Lithographs and etchings, mostly coloured by hand, in ten volumes.

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

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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