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Saint Mary (the Blessed Virgin) as protector against fires. Engraving by Geoffroy.

Date
[1842?]
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10199i
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Description

Refers to the fire on a Versailles-Paris railway train at Meudon, 8 May 1842: the carriage doors had been locked and the travellers were burned to death

Publication/Creation

[France] : [publisher not identified], [1842?]

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1 print

Lettering

Notre Dame des flammes. Aux victimes du VIII mai. O bonne et tendre Marie, défendez-nous de la flamme de la terre, préservez-nous surtout des flammes de l'éternité. Geoffroy del. et sc.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10199i

Languages

  • French


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