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Klenck, Paul. La Commune No. 69: Ch. Beslay. 1870s. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 14, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/roman/item/669.

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Klenck, Paul. (1870s). La Commune No. 69: Ch. Beslay. Franco-Prussian War and Paris Commune Caricatures. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/roman/item/669

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Klenck, Paul, La Commune No. 69: Ch. Beslay, 1870s, Franco-Prussian War and Paris Commune Caricatures, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed June 14, 2021, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/roman/item/669.

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Title La Commune No. 69: Ch. Beslay
Original Item Location Drawer 2, Item 224
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/410074
Alternative Title The Commune: Ch. Beslay
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Klenck, Paul
Date 1870s
Description This is a political caricature related to the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 or the Paris Commune of 1871. Caption: "Membre de la Commune. Beslay était le patriarche de la Commune. C'est un honnête et fervent républicain dont le passé politique est est trop honorablement connu pour que nous aynos besoin d'en parler ici. Il s'est réfugié en Suisse où il est la providence de ses coreligionnaises dans la détresse." Caption (English translation): "Member of the Commune. Beslay was the father of the Commune. He is an honest and fervent republican whose political past is too honorably known for us to need to mention it here. He is a refugee in Switzerland where it is the fate of his brothers in distress."
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Caricatures and cartoons
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Commune of Paris (France, 1871)
Subject.Time Period (LCSH)
  • Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • France
Genre (AAT)
  • political cartoons
Language French
Physical Description Pen, ink and gouache
Type (DCMI)
  • Image
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
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 Public Domain
File Name roman_201203_229.jpg