SUCCESSEUR DE CHARLEMAGNE.

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-12T13:28:09Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-12T13:28:09Z
dc.date.issued 1871
dc.identifier LD3863
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/5068
dc.description 2nd state.
dc.description Published in: Le Charivari, April 6, 1871.
dc.description.abstract A man sits on a thrown above a myriad of clocks. He holds a clock and a leg bone. This print makes references to Charlemagne and Wilhelm I. Charlemagne (742-814), Carl the Great, King of the Francs from 768-814, unified the West of Europe from 800-814. Friedrich Ludwig of Hohenzollern Wilhelm I (1797-1888) followed his brother in 1861 as King of Prussia. He suppressed the Polish uprising in 1863. In 1864, he led war against Denmark, in 1866 against Austria where he was victorious in the battle of Sadova. Unification of Northern Germany in 1866 and all of Germany in 1870 with the help of Bismarck. War against France in 1870-71 and proclamation of the German Empire in Versailles in 1871, re-enacting the old dream of Charlemagne.
dc.format.extent 30.5 x 25 cm
dc.format.extent b&w
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph
dc.publisher Paris, 1871
dc.relation.ispartof Actualités; 348
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 3863
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.
dc.subject Kings (people)
dc.subject.lcsh France -- History -- Third Republic, 1870-1940
dc.title SUCCESSEUR DE CHARLEMAGNE.
dc.title.alternative SUCCESSOR TO CHARLEMAGNE.
dc.title.alternative Charivari
dc.type still image
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.


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