Actualites.C'est bon pour plaisanter!! ...
Imp. d'Aubert & Cie [Paris, n.d., c.1840].
Lithograph, sheet 250 x 355mm. 9¾ x 14". Trace of centrefold. Sheet a little trimmed at top.
Political satire on French relations with the Ottoman Empire: four soldiers in discussion, one of whom leads a small turbaned child - the Turkish Sultan - by the hand. Warships and burning buildings in the background. Numbered '20' upper right. After illustrator Clément Pruche, from a series of caricatures published in the Paris periodical 'Le Charivari'.
[Ref: 22413] £50.00