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-Pour ne pas être bléssé, je n’ai qu’à mettre ce plastron?/ _Oui monsieur, en ayant soin, bien entendu, de ne pas sortir de chez vous (So as not to be wounded, don’t I need this vest pad? Yes sir, and having it, don’t go out of the house. ), seventh plate
-Pour ne pas être bléssé, je n’ai qu’à mettre ce plastron?/ _Oui monsieur, en ayant soin, bien entendu, de ne pas sortir de chez vous (So as not to be wounded, don’t I need this vest pad? Yes sir, and having it, don’t go out of the house. ), seventh plate in the book, Album du Siége
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
22.2 x 18.7 cm (image); 32.5 x 24.7 cm (sheet)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Moore S. Achenbach (22 May 1939);

Acquisition Date:
1963-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

man in a top hat, wearing a fencer’s vest pad tied around his chest, talking to a shopkeeper on whose wall is a sign advertising pads ( breastplates or fencer’s plastrons against cannonballs