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Le débarquement: P.2542-1991

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Le débarquement
Voyage en Chine


Daumier, Honoré Victorin (Printmaker)
Aubert et Cie (Printer)
Aubert et Cie (Publisher)

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.1 from the series. Published in Le Charivari 29 December 1843. Text verso

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  • Text: LE DÉBARQUEMENT. / Tout voyageur qui aborde un port de la Chine est immédiatement conduit, comme un malfaiteur, entre deux haies de curieux au bureau / des passe ports: à peine a-t-il touché le sol du céleste empire, qu'il devient la proie des porteurs de bagage, des garçons d'hotels, des interprêtes, des / commissionnaires et autres détrousseurs autorisés par la police chinoise.
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2542-1991
Primary reference Number: 202567
Delteil: 1189 II/II
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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