Print on paper mounted on paper: lithograph 25.4 x 35.5 cm. California Pictorial Lettersheets from the Robert B. Honeyman, Jr. Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material, BANC PIC 1963.002:0459—B, Courtesy of The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Creator/Contributor: Charpin [French artist, active ca. 1855]
Printed dialog caption (LC) stating that “Actualitiés” form a collection commenting on absurdities committed by legislature or by interpretations of law. Inscriptions in French.Image with Detail
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