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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial France -- History -- Third Republic, 1870-1940 en_US
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-12T13:28:41Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-12T13:28:41Z
dc.date.issued 1871 en_US
dc.identifier LD3886 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/5090
dc.description Published in: Le Charivari, October 24, 1871. en_US
dc.description 1st state. en_US
dc.description.abstract Monarchy in France hasn't quite given up yet. She still hopes to reign by way of elections. In this print, we see Ratapoil trying to reach the French population by means of an axe. Note the imperial eagle on top of the flag. Ratapoil was a fictitious name for a Bonapartist rogue and hit man, an active member of the so called “Société du 10 Décembre” and the henchman of Napoléon III. He always carried a menacing cudgel, using it like a baseball bat to convince political opponents to change their votes in favour of the Bonapartist party. Daumier created a beautiful sculpture of Ratapoil expressing all the violence and aggressiveness of this character in a highly convincing way. en_US
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph en_US
dc.format.extent b&w en_US
dc.format.extent 28 x 24 cm en_US
dc.publisher Paris, 1871 en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Actualités; 646 en_US
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 3886 en_US
dc.rights Copyright restrictions may apply. For permission to copy or use this image, contact the Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department, Brandeis University Libraries. en_US
dc.subject Flags en_US
dc.title .................. SÉDAN fr
dc.title.alternative .................. SÉDAN en
dc.title.alternative Charivari en_US
dc.rights.license The following credit line must be included with each item used: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman Collection of Honoré Daumier Lithographs, Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. en_US

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