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Pictures of the French drawn by themselves (London: William S. Orr & Co., no date)
Pictures of the French drawn by themselves (London: William S. Orr & Co., no date)
Date:
1839
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Book With 33 Wood Engravings
Dimensions:
24.5 x 16.8 x 1.2 cm (object)
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Moore S. Achenbach
Remarks: Two sketches by Honoré de Balzac; one each by Jules Janin, E. de la Bédollierre, Comte Horace de Viel-Castel, Albéric Second, Madame de Bawr, J. Chaudes-Aigues, Madame Ancelot, L. Roux, Altaroche, Philibert Audebrand.
Full-page wood engravings printed on India-paper were issued with the separate numbers but are lacking here (see the reviews printed on the back wrapper of no. 12 bound in at the end)
Conservation Note: pictorial wrapper quite browned

Accession Number:
1963.30.38637.1-?
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

12 separate numbers, each describing a French character, bound into one volume; each with head-piece, tail-piece, and decorated initial capital letter; 1 full-page image (on wrapper for no. 12): urban and rural life; professions; theater and painting