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Août 1830

August 1830, from the periodical "La Caricature"
Artist: Hippolyte Bellangé (1800 - 1866) Primary
Artist: Victor Hippolyte Delaporte (1804 - ) Printer
Date: 1830
19th century
Dimensions: 5.71 x 4.72 in. (14.5 x 12 cm)
Dimensions Extent: image
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: Europe, France
Medium and Support: Lithograph on paper
Credit Line: Gift of James Reed, 2017
Accession Number: 2017.35.02
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The French text below the image reads:
"Eh ben Mme. Potin l'ex roi Charles X vient de s'évacuer sur l'étranger....
c'pauvre cher homme, c'est y malheureux.....!
.......Encore ces gens là, si ça savait s' ca avait c'amour du travail comme nous autres....!"

"Well Madame Potin, the former king, Charles X has just escaped abroad....
That dear poor man, it's quite unfortunate.....!
....... Again these people here, if only they knew how to take care care of themselves.......if only they loved to work like the rest of us....!"

At the bottom of the sheet: the inscription gives information about the printer and publisher: "On s'abonne chez Aubert, Galerie Véro-Dodat" (left) and "Lith[ographie] de Delaporte, S.eur. de Langlumé" (right)

(translated by Willoughby Thom, intern, summer 2022)


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