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L'enjambee imperiale

L'enjambee imperiale

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Summary

Print shows Catherine II, Empress of Russia, bare-breasted, holding a scepter and sphere, taking a large step from a piece of land on the right labeled "Russie" to a crescent moon atop a steeple or minaret labeled "Constantinople" on the left; below her are the rulers of France, Prussia, Sweden, Austria, Poland, Great Britain, and Spain, and Pope Pius VI, who are all looking up her dress and making comments.
Title from item.
Trimmed to within the plate mark on the left, irregularly cut.
de Vinck, 4537
Blum, 611
(DLC/PP-1983:172.39).
Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress).

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01/01/1792
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