Photo, Print, Drawing Il 18. brumale, anno VIII

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[ b&w film copy neg. ]

About this Item

Title
Il 18. brumale, anno VIII
Summary
Italian print published on the occasion of Napoleon's coming to power in France, November 9, 1799, following his successful campaign in Egypt. Image depicts France as a giant sphinx wearing the cap of Liberty and lying on architectural ruins and bodies. Behind the sphinx, Napoleon is unfurling a flag with his emblem of bees. The background shows a military camp within a fort, ships at sea, and four balloons flying in the distance. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82.)
Created / Published
[Italy : unnamed publisher, ca. 1799]
Subject Headings
-  Napoleon--I,--Emperor of the French,--1769-1821
-  Sphinxes--1790-1800
-  France--History--Coup d'etat, 1799
Format Headings
Allegorical prints--1790-1800.
Engravings--1790-1800.
Notes
-  Title from item.
-  Long text below image begins: "La sfinga allerrata rapprensenta l'orribile Rivoluzione ..."
-  Tissandier collection.
Medium
1 print : engraving with etching and ink.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 13405, no. 8 [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id
ppmsca 02633 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.02633
cph 3a41324 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a41324
Library of Congress Control Number
2002717327
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-ppmsca-02633 (digital file from original print) LC-USZ62-40995 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Language
Online Format
image
Description
1 print : engraving with etching and ink. | Italian print published on the occasion of Napoleon's coming to power in France, November 9, 1799, following his successful campaign in Egypt. Image depicts France as a giant sphinx wearing the cap of Liberty and lying on architectural ruins and bodies. Behind the sphinx, Napoleon is unfurling a flag with his emblem of bees. The background shows a military camp within a fort, ships at sea, and four balloons flying in the distance. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82.)
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2002717327
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  • Call Number: LOT 13405, no. 8 [P&P]
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Il 18. brumale, anno VIII. France, ca. 1799. [Italy: unnamed publisher] Photograph. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2002717327/.

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(ca. 1799) Il 18. brumale, anno VIII. France, ca. 1799. [Italy: unnamed publisher] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2002717327/.

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Il 18. brumale, anno VIII. [Italy: unnamed publisher] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2002717327/>.