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The reverse side of a flag and dress coat which it is claimed belongs to the Dijon infantry. Engraving by P. Yver, 1743.

  • Yver, Pieter, 1712-1787.
Date
1743
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34034i
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Description

The flag shows a fool holding another upside down. The 'compagnie' referred to may be a theatrical company

Publication/Creation

1743

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 32.8 x 21.2 cm

Lettering

No. 7. Revers du guidon de l'infanterie Dijonnoise. ...

Notes

Cf. frame no. 26272R. Both contain images of fools and jesters

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "No. 8. Dessein de l'habit du guidon de la Compagnie, de velours vert galonne d'argent; les manches entirément de velours rouge, galonnées demẽme avec des grelots entre la distance des galons, tiré sur l'original qui ẽtoit entre les mains de M. l'Abbé Gillet"
Bears number: XXXVIII, Tom. IX, no. 4, 2me partie

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 34034i

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Languages

  • French


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