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French Politics - Town-Crier Reading an Election Proclamation in a Village - from Harper's Weekly,  (November 3, 1877), p. 864
French Politics - Town-Crier Reading an Election Proclamation in a Village - from Harper's Weekly, (November 3, 1877), p. 864
Date:
1877
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Wood Engraving
Dimensions:
33.5 x 22.9 cm (image); 40.1 x 28.1 cm (sheet)
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Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1963.30.19116
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

In town square a town crier in 19th c. French lower class peasant costume carries drum and reads a paper to similar group of citizens.