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Le danger de s'assoupir en voyage: P.2533-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Le danger de s'assoupir en voyage
Les Chemins de fer


Printmaker: Daumier, Honoré Victorin
Printer: Aubert et Cie
Publisher: Pannier & Cie



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


19th Century
1843 -


No.11 from the series. Published in Le Charivari 28 October 1843. Text verso

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  • Text: LE DANGER DE S’ASSOUPIR EN VOYAGE. / - Réveillez-vous donc monsieur, et descendez de voiture!... - Où sommes-nous, conducteur?.. - Mais à Rouen parbleu! - A Rouen, / et moi qui ne voulais aller que jusqu’à Poissy où je suis invité à diner aujourd’hui à cinq heures précises!... - Eh bien ! il y a / manière d’arranger ça.... en prenant le premier convoi vous y arriverez demain matin de bonne heure.... pour déjeuner... c’est / à peu près la même chose...
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2533-1991
Primary reference Number: 202558
Delteil: 1053 IV/IV
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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