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A Symbol of Hymen (Frontispiece), illustration no. 5 on page 1 in the book Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine (Les contes drolatiques) by Honoré de Balzac. 1st English translation (London: John Camden Hotten, [1874])
Date:
1874
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Wood Engraving
Dimensions:
192 x 125 mm (7 9/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.38710.5
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

first English translation of Balzac's stories with Doré illustrations

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