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The Quartier Latin

  • Object:

    Advertisement Card

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    ca.1897 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Iliffe & Son (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph with gold, on card

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by R. A. H. Spiers, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 60, box IV

Physical description

Advertising card for the monthly publication 'The Quartier Latin'. The design features a brown-haired woman wearing a long dark-blue cloak with a fur trim; she stands with her back to the viewer, her head turned to the left of the image so that it is viewed in profile. She is standing on green flooring and the wall behind her is dark-green with a pattern of gold trefoil motifs.

Place of Origin

London (printed)


ca.1897 (printed)


Iliffe & Son (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph with gold, on card

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered in white with a gold outline across the top of the design.

Lettered bottom-right corner of sheet.

The design features the intials 'H S F' (or possibly H G F), to the right of the image.

'F., H. S. (or ? H.G.). /
The Quartier Latin. Advertisement card. /
Signed H S F (or H G F). /
Colour lithograph with gold. (15 x 7 3/8) E.1713-1925. /
Presented by R. A. H. Spiers, Esq.'
Printed paper label attached to verso.


Height: 40.2 cm, Width: 20.9 cm

Object history note

'The Quartier Latin' was an illustrated chap-book devoted to the pictorial and literary arts, compiled monthly in Paris and published in London.

Descriptive line

'The Quartier Latin'. Advertising card for the monthly publication, with a design featuring a woman wearing a long dark-blue, fur-trimmed cloak. Published by Iliffe & Son, London, ca.1897.

Production Note

The design features the intials 'H S F' (or possibly H G F).




Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Cloak; Fur; Trefoils; Woman


Printed pages & sheets; Periodicals; Advertising


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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