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Object: Actieuse papiere Atlas naar de Mode...
Object: L'Atlas Actieux de Papier...
A broadside satirising John Law and the investment schemes of 1720; with an etching showing a group of people holding eight spheres which form a cloud above their heads, in the centre a gentleman representing John Law holding up one sphere, supported by Hercules; in the foreground a wall with a gateway with a putto, representing time, entering; in the top right corner an inserted image showing Hercules and a beast; with engraved Dutch and French titles, Dutch inscriptions, and Dutch and French verses in four columns. (n.p.: )
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Height: 283 millimetres
Width: 358 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For another impression of the same broadside, see "Het Groote Tafereel Der Dwaasheid" , location 298.c.4 (Vol I; BM 1868-8-8-9619 and -8620).
This print has been removed from the bound volume kept at 298.c.3, for which see 1858,0213.86.50-73.
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