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Sem, 1863–1934

Sem au Bois / Sem ; AR.

Additional Title(s):

Grand Prix

[Paris] : [publisher not identified], [1908]
Physical Description:
1 print : chromolithograph ; sheets end-to-end 35 x 903 cm, rolled to 35 x 7 cm (scroll fomat)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 14
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Visual Materials
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 627
Created by Sem in collaboration with Auguste Roubille.
Title stamped in gilt on front cover.
In J.R. Abbey's Life in England in aquatint and lithograpy, 1770-1860, this work is referred to as Grand Prix (entry 627). The Abbey copy is in scroll format and lacks the cover title.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy, on original wooden roller (in scroll format). Lacks covers. Includes handwritten key to 129 individuals in the procession.
Caricature depicts a procession of carriages and automobiles conveying members of the Jockey Club of Paris, and well-known persons of the day, probably through the Bois de Bologne to the races at Longchamp.
Subject Terms:
Jockey Club (Paris, France) -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Prints, French -- 20th century -- Specimens.
Upper class -- France -- Paris -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Wit and humor, Pictorial.
Panoramas -- France -- Paris.
Chromolithographs -- 1900.
Roubille, Auguste Jean Baptiste, 1872-1955, artist.

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