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La Marseillaise, Chant National des Français - 1792:1871 (La Marseillaise, French National Song), Imagerie D'Epinal, No. 78
  • Pellerin & Cie, printer and publisher
  • La Marseillaise, Chant National des Français - 1792:1871 (La Marseillaise, French National Song), Imagerie D'Epinal, No. 78
  • Where object was made: France
  • wood engraving, pochoir
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 179 x 150 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/16 x 5 7/8 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 386 x 294 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 15 3/16 x 11 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift from the Virginia and Ira Jackson Collection, Houston
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0118
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Broadsheet of music with lyrics to “La Marseillaise.” Central image depicts allegorical winged female victory figure leading a band of men, with a drummer and fallen soldier in the foreground.