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La France Comique

  • Object:

    Jigsaw puzzle

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1866 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Belloguet, André, born 1830 - died 1873 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithographs mounted on wood

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. F. Rowlatt, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case U, shelf 7

Physical description

Three wooden jigsaw puzzles with costume lithographs showing the departments of France, contained in an illustrated cover

Place of Origin

France (made)


1866 (made)


Belloguet, André, born 1830 - died 1873 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithographs mounted on wood


Height: 14.5 in jigsaw puzzles, Width: 17.625 in jigsaw puzzles, Height: 15.5 in cover, Width: 18.25 in in

Descriptive line

André Belloguet. 'La France Comique'. Three jigsaw puzzles mounted on wood and contained in an illustrated cover. 1866

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1926, London: Board of Education, 1927.


Lithographic ink; Paper; Wood


Colour lithography


Prints; Education & Learning; Entertainment & Leisure; Games; Dolls & Toys; National Dress; Children & Childhood


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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