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De l'utilité de la crinoline pour frauder l'octroi

Inscription

Signed on stone, l.l. h.D.; c. Actualités, u.r. 414

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Plate 414 from Actualités in le Charivari June 19 1857

The hoopskirt's usefulness for cheating customs (octroi).

1857

Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 2957, II; H.D. 3699

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.9 x 31.8 cm (9 7/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

B4184.49

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, second state

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