Print

1870 (printed)

Flambart

Height: 33.6 cm, Width: 24.1 cm

E.391-1962 PDP

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

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