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Given by Mrs Gabrielle Enthoven OBE
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Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2E, shelf SH96, box O3C
Lithograph, coloured by hand, showing a woman in French military uniform adapted to female dress as a cantinière (aka vivandière). She has her tonnelet (drinks barrel) slung over her shoulder.
Place of Origin
Materials and Techniques
Height: 5 in, Width: 3.5 in
Anonymous. Costume of a cantinière (aka vivandière) in the French Army, 1850-70.
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1938. London: The Board of Education, 1939.
The full text of the record is as follows:
Costumes of cantinières in the French army of the Second Empire. Plates (6).
Lithographs, coloured by hand
E.2872 - 2877-1938.
Given by Mrs. Gabrielle Enthoven, O.B.E.'
Lithography; Hand colouring
Woman; Barrel; Trousers; Military uniform
Drinking; Clothing; Feminism; Hats & headwear; Women's clothes; Military