- Museum number
Object: Arrivée à Pékin, des ambassadeurs Américains
Series: Album des Charges du Jour
Plate 19: In the presence of an assembly of Chinese figures, a Chinese figure raises the hatch of a wagon, revealing a man who is blindfolded, stretching his arms in front of him; the tops of a pagoda can be seen beyond the wall at left; originally published in 'Le Charivari', 13 Oct. 1859; third state, with the title of the original series removed.
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Height: 214 millimetres (image)
Width: 255 millimetres (sheet)
- Curator's comments
- This print originally appeared in the series 'En Chine', No. 14. See curator's comment for 1918,0511.1.1 for details on the album and series.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Le Charivari
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Annotated in pencil on recto below the plate title: 'Le Charivari / 13 Oct. 1859' at left, 'This state from "L'album des Charges du Jour", Plate 19.' at centre and 'H & D 1693 / 3rd state.' at right; within the margin of the frame at lower right, annotated with 'L508'; on verso: 'Léon Pillet, Paris. Febr. 1906. / [...]: P.1D'.
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