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Savants au comble de la joie... no. 10 from the series La société d'acclimatation
Savants au comble de la joie... no. 10 from the series La société d'acclimatation
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1858
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Not on display
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Lithograph
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18.5 x 24.7 cm (image); 26.5 x 35.4 cm (sheet)
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Europe
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Provenance: Bruno and Sadie Adriani Collection (a collectors stamp verso in red ink);
This state was also published in Le Charivari 23 October 1858;
Refer P.-C. page 155 who has some notes regarding the foundation of La Société d'Acclimitation in 1854 the purpose of which is not known; it is possible, based on the image, that it was sponsoring the introduction of foreign species into France;

Accession Number:
1956.315
Acquisition Date:
1956-01-01
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Bruno and Sadie Adriani Collection

three men leaning over and examining a plate on which is a small crocodile