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Brevet d’invention, capital 3 millions…: P.2458-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Brevet d’invention, capital 3 millions…
Caricaturana

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Daumier, Honoré Victorin
Publisher: Aubert et Cie
Draughtsman: Philipon, Charles (After)

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Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD 1838

Note

No.87 from the series. Published in Le Charivari, 19 August 1838. Text verso (stuck down on card)

School or Style

French

Techniques used in production

Lithography

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Brevet d’invention, capital 3 millions. Comment vous appelez-vous brave homme ? - M’sieu, je m’appelle Godichard dit Boit-z-à mort. - Ah vous êtes le fameux Godichard, l’inventeur de la poudre bitumeuse ! - Non, m’sieu, j’ai pas inventé la poudre ..... Si fait, si fait ! et la preuve, c’est que nous vous offrons cinq cents francs pour votre procédé, votre matériel et surtout votre nom. Vous serez gérant de la société du Bitume Godichard. Qué j’aurai à faire, m’sieu ? Vous n’aurez qu’à boire, manger, dormir et signer. - Mais m’sieu, je sais pas signer. - Qué qu’ça fait ! nous autres, du comité de surveillance, nous signerons pour vous.
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2458-1991
Primary reference Number: 202483
Delteil: 442 II/II
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Audit data

Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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