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Épisode de la bataille de Charleroi. Mort du prince Aldebert, oncle de l'empereur Guillaume II: P.12-1994

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Titles

Épisode de la bataille de Charleroi. Mort du prince Aldebert, oncle de l'empereur Guillaume II
La Grande Guerre

Maker(s)

Unknown (Printmaker)
Tolmer & Co. (Publisher)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994-02) by Gurney, Sophie, Mrs

Dating

20th century
Production date: AD 1914

School or Style

French

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring Lithography

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: LA GRANDE GUERRE
  • Location: Sheet upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: No.6
  • Location: Sheet upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: MODÈLE DÉPOSÉ
  • Location: Sheet lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: IMP. 13 QUAI D’ANJOU, PARIS
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: ÉPISODE DE LA BATAILLE DE CHARLEROI / MORT DU PRINCE ALDEBERT, ONCLE DE L'EMPEREUR GUILLAUME II
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Inscription present: in two columns

  • Text: Au cours d'un furieux combat pendant la bataille de Charleroi, nos tirailleurs sénégalais et nos / turcs s'élancerent à la baîonette contre les troupes d'élite que nous opposait l'ennemi, et qui / n'étaient autres que les batalions de la garde prussienne commandé par le prince Aldebert. / Nos vaillants Africains, dans une lutte acharnée de corps a corps, décimèrent plusieurs batail- / ions c'est dans ce combat sans merci que le prince Aldebert trouva la mort. / (25 Août 1914.)
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Cette estampe est la sixième d’une collection qui paraîtra pendant la durée de la guerre
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12-1994
Primary reference Number: 198876
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 14 May 2014 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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