- Museum number
Object: L'envoyé américain obtenant une audience...
Series: Album des Charges du Jour
Plate 20: An American envoy is blindfolded, standing in front of the Emperor of China, who is seated on a throne at left, pulling a face and his tongue at him; the Emperor is surrounded by his royal subjects, who are postrate before him; originally published in 'Le Charivari', 21 Oct. 1859; second state, with the title of the original series removed.
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Height: 218 millimetres (image)
Width: 281 millimetres (sheet)
- Curator's comments
- This print originally appeared in the series 'En Chine', number not known. 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 / 21 Oct. 1859' at left, 'This state from "L'album des Charges du Jour", Plate 20.' at centre and 'H & D 1694 / 2nd state.' at right; within the margin of the frame at lower right, annotated with 'L509'; on verso: 'Léon Pillet, Paris. Febr. 1906. / [...]: P.1D'.
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