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Anonymous. Le Roi Guillaume Traité Par Le Célèbre Docteur Canon. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 10, 2018. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/roman/item/409.

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Title Le Roi Guillaume Traité Par Le Célèbre Docteur Canon
Alternative Title King Guillaume Treated by the Famous Doctor Cannon
Creator (Local)
  • Anonymous
Description This is a political caricature related to the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 or the Paris Commune of 1871. Pencil note: Lyon Bernasconi.
Caption Caption: English translation: "You are in sad condition, your Majesty, and you're sick of a strong indigestion of projectiles, but I believe I can cure you with the homeopathic system, which only applies in your situation. Here is a bomb prepared in the pharmacy of the famous Trochu, who has made his tests as I have mine, for you know that Dr. Cannon of Paris has an old reputation to uphold. So take this remedy, your Majesty, and I guarantee it will work wonders before long, you tell me the news, I want everyone to congratulate me on the outcome of my treatment."
Inscription You are in sad condition, your Majesty, and you're sick of a strong indigestion of projectiles, but I believe I can cure you with the homeopathic system, which only applies in your situation. Here is a bomb prepared in the pharmacy of the famous Trochu, who has made his tests as I have mine, for you know that Dr. Cannon of Paris has an old reputation to uphold. So take this remedy, your Majesty, and I guarantee it will work wonders before long, you tell me the news, I want everyone to congratulate me on the outcome of my treatment.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871--Caricatures and cartoons
  • Paris (France)--History--Commune, 1871--Caricatures and cartoons
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • France
Genre (AAT)
  • caricatures
Language French
Physical Description Hand-colored lithograph
Type (DCMI)
  • Image
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location Drawer 5, Item 567
Original Collection Alvin Romansky Franco-Prussian War and Paris Commune Caricatures
Digital Collection Franco-Prussian War and Paris Commune Caricatures
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/roman
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
File Name roman_201203_546.jpg