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Patriotic memories

Souvenirs patriotiques
Artist: Eugène Lepoittevin (aka Le Poitevin) (1806 - 1870) Primary
Artist: Alfred Lemercier (active ) Printer
Date: 1830
19th century
Dimensions: 9.45 x 14.33 in. (24 x 36.4 cm)
Dimensions Extent: image
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: Europe, France
Medium and Support: Lithograph on paper
Credit Line: Gift of James M. Reed, 2017.
Accession Number: 2017.35.92
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The text on the print reads "par Eugène Le Poitevin/ Retraite des Cuirassiers/ Crie: Vive la charte!/ Le déserteur accueille" or "by Eugène the Poitevin/ Retreat of the Cuirassiers/ Shout: Long live the charter/ The deserter welcomes."


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Individual instances of armed conflict between two or more groups.
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nineteenth century
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