An international scholarly online history journal on First and Second Empire subjects: articles, bibliographies, book reviews, in english and in french

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La violette chiffonnier, cherchant sa couronne dans les ordures des faubourgs de Paris (The mauve rag and bone man looking for his crown amongst the rubbish in the outskirts of Paris)


Date: 1815

Technique: Watercoloured etching

Dimensions : H. 0.302 m; W. 0.337 m

Place:Paris, Bibliothèque Thiers

Subjects: Caricature, Napoleon (1769-1821), Revolution (1789)

Key words: rue, peuple, cocarde, manteau impérial, cercueil, bulles

Credits: Fondation Napoléon


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