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A hunchback man (Mayeux) follows a young woman paying her unwanted attention. Coloured lithograph by de Delaunois after C.J. Travies de Villers.

  • Travies de Villers, Charles Joseph, 1804-1859.
Date
[1831]
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28492i
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Description

Mayeux was a fictitious character created by Travies, embodying features considered grotesque, vulgar and offensive

Publication/Creation

[Paris] : [Hautecoeur-Martinet], [1831]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour

Lettering

Oui, charmante blonde! je suis le passionné Mayeux, et décide à faire ton bonheur. CJT. Lith de Delaunois.

References note

Bibliographie de la France, 26 mars 1831, no. 271 ("Oui, charmante blonde, je suis le passionné Mayeux, et décidé à faire ton bonheur, n. 29. … Imp. lith. de Delaunois, à Paris. A Paris, chez l'éditeur, rue du Coq-St.-Honoré, n. 4 ; chez Hautecoeur-Martinet, même rue. 16 items.")—Image of France database no. 21619

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 28492i

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  • French


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