Actualites.Laisser venir a moi les petits enfants.
Imp. d'Aubert & Cie [Paris, n.d., c.1840]. Se vend chez Bauger & Cie. Editeurs des Dessins de la Caricature du Figaro et du Charivari, R, du Croissant, 16.
Lithograph, sheet 250 x 355mm. 9¾ x 14". Trace of centrefold. Some light spotting and staining.
Political satire: the Ottoman Sultan as an infant in a turban, walking supported by crutches towards, and seemingly under the hypnotic control of, a European soldier. The minarets and buildings of Istanbul in the background to left, more European soldiers and sailors to right. Numbered '28' upper right; from a series of caricatures published in a Paris periodical.
[Ref: 22416] £45.00