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La coup des bois

La coup des bois

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Print shows a member of the Third Estate, possibly a woman, kneeling on top of a fallen friar, cutting wooden branches or horns from his head.
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Caption continues: Quel besogne, Grand Dieu ni moi ni mes petits enfants ne la finirons jamais nous avons beau en couper, ce maudit bois pouse encore plus vite que le chien-dent, et par malheur mon pauvre pere en a ête bein incomodé.
de Vinck, 3079
Blum, 183
Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress).





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