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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case O, Shelf 3, Box C

Costume Plate

1850-70 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
hand-coloured lithograph
Brief Description
Anonymous. Costume of a cantinière (aka vivandière) in the French Army, 1850-70.
Physical Description
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 5in
  • Width: 3.5in
Credit line
Given by Mrs Gabrielle Enthoven OBE
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1938. London: The Board of Education, 1939.
Collection
Accession Number
E.2872-1938

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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