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Leon Michel Gambetta on his deathbed strewn with roses. Etching with drypoint by Charles Paul Renouard, 1883.

Renouard, Charles Paul, 1845-1924.
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1883

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Leon Michel Gambetta (1838-1882), French Republican statesman and prime minister. After the surrender of Napoleon III he helped to proclaim the Republic in 1870, became minister of the interior in the Goverment of National Defence and made a spectacular escape from the siege of Paris in a ballon, and for five months was dictator of France

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...7 Janvier '83 P. Renouard ...

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1883.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with drypoint ; image 25.5 x 32.2 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 45307i

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  • French

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