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A French supporter of the Paris Commune prefers to throw an incendiary bomb to advance equality, while a British workman prefers to smoke his pipe in the interests of liberty. Wood engraving by J. Swain, ca. 1871, after Sir J. Tenniel.

Tenniel, John, 1820-1914.
Date
1871

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Credit: A French supporter of the Paris Commune prefers to throw an incendiary bomb to advance equality, while a British workman prefers to smoke his pipe in the interests of liberty. Wood engraving by J. Swain, ca. 1871, after Sir J. Tenniel. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Fire and smoke. French communist, "Allons, mon ami, let us go burn our incense on the altar of equality." British workman, "Thanks, Mossoo, but I'd rather smoke my 'baccy on the hearth of liberty." Swain sc JT

Publication/Creation

[London], 1871.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24867i

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  • English


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