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field mars paris engraving

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View of the Field of Mars at Paris, July 14, 1790


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Original antique print


On July 14, 1790, the first "Federation Day" celebration (fete de la Federation), now known as Bastille Day, was held on the Champ de Mars, exactly one year after the storming of the prison. From 'The Universal Magazine', 1790. Accompanied by original text description. Two vertical folds as issued. A few tiny spots in the sky.

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artist J Cary (engraver)
method Copper-line engraving
date 1790
size 185mm by 245mm (platemark)
SKU VW7935