The fall of the Bastille, after Northcote: yound soldier helping elderly prisoner to ascend stairs; skeletons and shackled prisoners in cells below, machines of torture in the background. 1790  Engraving, etching and stipple

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The fall of the Bastille, after Northcote: yound soldier helping elderly prisoner to ascend stairs; skeletons and shackled prisoners in cells below, machines of torture in the background. 1790 Engraving, etching and stipple

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