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Une Émotion au Jardin des Plantes from Les Etrangers à Paris
Une Émotion au Jardin des Plantes from Les Etrangers à Paris
Date:
1844
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 345 x 261 mm (13 9/16 x 10 1/4 in.)
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Object Type:
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
2003.54
Acquisition Date:
2003-06-26
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

a couple with a small child stand in front of the elephant stall at a zoo; the man is being pulled into the stall by his neck by an elephant's trunk. His hat is falling off and the woman beside him is raising her umbrella to beat off the elephant. the child cringes below, hugging the leg of the man, possibly his father.