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An old Napoleonic soldier sits dreaming in his armchair with pipe in hand, below a poem entitled "à ma pipe". Engraving after N.-T. Charlet.

  • Charlet, Nicolas-Toussaint, 1792-1845.
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Bruxelles [Brussels] : Lépine, libraire.

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1 print : engraving and letterpress ; image and text 25 x 14.1 cm


A ma pipe ... Charlet

Lettering note

Lettering continues with a French poem in which the veteran of Napoleon's army praises his pipe for the comforts it provided during the campaigns, claiming it to be more constant than a mistress


Wellcome Library no. 24859i


  • French

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