Lot n° 85
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Franco-Prussian war and the Paris Commune....
Franco-Prussian war and the Paris Commune. - About 25 pieces. General François-Achille Bazaine (fort entrenched from Metz to Ban-Saint-Martin, 19 October 1870), general and politician Antoine-Eugène-Alfred Chanzy (June 1871, on his book concerning the Loire army), the lawyer and politician Adolphe Crémieux (2 February 1871), the Archbishop of Paris Georges Darboy, shot under the Commune (1851, as chaplain of the Lycée Napoléon), the journalist and communist politician Charles Delescluze (around 1867), Colonel and politician Aristide Denfert-Rochereau (1873 and 1877), communal journalist Gustave Flourens (1864), Marshal Edmond Le Boeuf (19 November 1870, then prisoner of war in Bonn), writer, journalist and communal politician Félix Pyat (1853), the deputy and secretary of Adolphe Thiers Barthelemy Saint-Hilaire (June 1, 1871, with an apostille signed by Colonel Régnier), the communist socialist politician Édouard Vaillant (1897), the writer and politician Jules VALLÈS (s.d.), a receipt for a snuffbox rifle, signed by the town hall of the 9th arrondissement of Paris (25 May 1871), etc. Joint, about 40 prints, prints and photographs including : [Darboy (Georges)]. Photographic portrait. Cliché Pierre Petit, Paris, n.d. Print mounted on card printed in the name of the photographer. - [Thiers (Adolphe)]. Photographic portrait. Cliché Eugène Disdéri, Paris, n.d. Print mounted on card printed in the name of the photographer. - [Thiers (Adolphe)]. Photographic portrait. Cliché Nadar, Paris, n.d. Print mounted on card printed in the name of the photographer. - 2 issues of the periodical Le Ballon poste, printed on peel paper (n° 10 and 11, dated 4 and 8 December 1870). - Printed materials, some with handwritten additions: Franco-German passes, food cards, lists of candidates and ballots for the elections of 8 February 1871, anti-bonapartist posters, etc. - 13 prints on the Paris of the Commune, extracted from the lithographed suite La Prise de Paris and the etching suite Les Ruines de Paris.
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