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Title:
Corporal Violette!!
Published/Created:
[London] : Printed by W. Smith and Co., King Street, Seven Dials, [1815?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 31 x 21 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Eph Po 5
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Broadside advertising the Bonapartist print "Corporal Violette" whose flower included the profile of the Emperor Napoleon, Maria Louisa and the young King of Rome.
"Just received from Paris, several hundred copies of the above celebrated print, called by the admirers of Buonaparte, Corporal Violette!! in which the exact likenesses of that wonderful man, Buonaparte, Maria Louisa and the King of Rome."
"Price one shilling."
"The simplicity of the above print could not cause the smallest suspicion of disloyalty to the King of France, although it is well known that thousands of his subjects, and the military to a man, even carried on about their person : and their favourite toast was to "Corporal Violette"'
Subject Terms:
Bonaparte family.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815.
Picture puzzles.
Signs and symbols -- Political aspects -- Europe.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Ephemera.
Advertisements.
Contributors:
W. Smith and Co., printer.
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