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A family caught in an avalanche along the Mount St. Bernard Pass; a woman frantically rings the bell thus breaking the cord. Aquatint by J.P.M. Jazet after H. Lecomte.

  • Lecomte, Hippolyte, 1781-1857.
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Publication/Creation

Paris (Rue de Lancry, no. 7) ; Paris (Md. d'Estampes, Rue J.J. Rousseau, no. 10) : Jazet : Aumont.

Physical description

1 print : aquatint ; image 39 x 50.7 cm

Lettering

L'avalanche. Gravé par Jazet ; peint par Hte. Lecomte. ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Un habitant de la Savoie, après s'être acquis quelque fortune en France... & tire avec force la corde qui se brise au moment où la cloche rend un léger son!!!"

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Wellcome Library no. 18026i

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  • French


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