Chromolithograph

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1860-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24104

Description

Six hand colored black and white lithographs mounted on a canvas roll. From left to right: 1. "Funerailles de l'Emperor Napoleon"-- Image depicts transport of the body of Napoleon to Cherbourg? w/ flagship firing militia salute and several lifts filled w/ spectators. 2. "Combat de 22 Francais contre 300 Arabes, le 15 Auril, 1842"-- Scene of handful of French soldiers surrounded by Arab soldiers. Caption tells of French soldier, Blandan, who cried "Courage my friends. We will fight to the death." 3. "Bataille de Wagram"-- Battle scene showing French army w/ calvary on left and infantry on right. Caption describes battle in which French victorious? and Gen. Mac Donald made marchel of empire. 4. "Mort de la Tour d'Auvergne/ Muerte de la Tour de Auverne"-- Battle scene and death of La Tour d' Auvergne. Caption details battle and how he was honored by the rest of the regiment. 5. "Comment Moncey aui Fut Mon Page"-- Napoleon rewarding the wounded Moncey who is carried on a lifter. 6. "La Gammelle des Braves vaut la Table des Rois"-- Caption describes scene in which Napoleon shares dinner w/ his officers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chromolithographs
canvas
ink
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
commemoratives
Unidentified Paper
Ink
Coated Canvas
Transfer Printed
Commemorative
Napoleonic Wars
PICTURE, HISTORIC

Inscription

#2: ""Paris chez Maesani Quai aux Fleurs, 7 Lith. de Gosselin, rue Perdue, 1."" #3: ""Depose Kiwellsisc a Paris chez Me Ve Turgis, rue St Jacques No 16 et a Toulouse rue St Rome No 36."" #4: ""Paris, chez Vve Turgis, rue St Jacques 16 Imp. Lith de Turgis et a Toulouse rue St Rome, 36"" #5: ""a Paris chez V. Turgis rue St Jacques No 16 et a Toulouse rue St Rome No 36"" #6: [same inscription as #5]

Associated Person

Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Turgis, Vve. (Maker)
Gosselin (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France; France

Dimensions

11.125 x 104 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5012