Satirical print by Flambart in which Count Otto von Bismarck auctions off a pig representing Napoleon III. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 1870.
Satirical print in which Count Otto von Bismarck auctions off a pig representing Napoleon III which, announced as the 'Phénomene Vivant Capturé le 3. 7bre 1870', has won the first prize at the 'Exposition Guillaume'. Bismark is standing on a platform, a tent in the background and the pig is crowned with laurels and branded with a crown and the letter 'N'. Prussian soldiers look on. Print from a set of caricatures, broadsheets and illustrations in ten volumes. Each volume is half-bound in red leather, gold tooled and stamped with imperial emblems, title etc.
Location: Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 211