The Genius of France Expounding Her Laws to the Sublime People

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Title

The Genius of France Expounding Her Laws to the Sublime People

Source

Richard Vogler Cruikshank Collection

Publisher

Hannah Humphrey

Date

April 4, 1815

Relation

The caption at the bottom of the image reads, "The Genius of Frace Expounding Her Laws to the Sublime People." The caption on the French flag in the image reads, "Ye shall be Vain, Fickle & Foolish.—/ Ye shall kill your King one Day, and/ Crown his Relative the next—/ Ye shall get tired of Him in a few/ weeks—& recal a Tyrant/ who has made suffering hum-/ anity bleed at every pore—/ because it will be truly Nouvelle./ Lastly,—ye shall abolish & destroy/ all virtuous society, & worship the Devil.—as for/ Europe, or that little Dirty/ Nation the English let them be/ D—d France the Great/ Nation against the whole—World!—"

Format

Etching with hand coloring

Language

English

Files

1989_21_217 crop.jpg

Citation

“The Genius of France Expounding Her Laws to the Sublime People,” Cruikshank UCLA , accessed June 21, 2024, http://cruikshank.ucla.edu/items/show/1149.