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La Marseillaise. Sur le Plateau de Craonne: P.49-1994

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

La Marseillaise. Sur le Plateau de Craonne
La Grande Guerre

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown
Publisher: Tolmer & Co.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994-02) by Gurney, Sophie, Mrs

Dating

20th century
Production date: AD 1915

School or Style

French

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Woodcut

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: LA GRANDE GUERRE
  • Location: Sheet upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: 2me Série - No.47
  • Location: Sheet upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: LA MARSEILLAISE/ Sur le Plateau de Craonne
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: A Craonne la lutte fut tragique. Les Allemands arrivaient en rangs serrés enivrés, par leurs / officiers, d'alcool et d'éther : nos lignards les attendaient calmement, les laissant approcher à / cent mètres d'eux. Alors un coup de sifflet retenait. A ce signal nos libels ouvrirent le feu, nos / mitrailleuses claquèrent. Les Allemands tombaient par grappes et bientôt, pour eux, ce fut la retraite. / Tout à coup, sur la tranchée conquise, un homme se dressa et dans une sorte d'exaltation / sublime, d'une voix basse et vigoureuse, entonna La Marseillaise. / Ce fut une bien éloquente réponse au chant de la fusillade.
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.49-1994
Primary reference Number: 198921
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Audit data

Created: Friday 16 May 2014 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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