Caricature, Portraits, Napoleon III, Free Press
Actualites. - "Nous en avons fini avec ces polissons d'électeurs... a ton tour maintenant ma gaillarde, a ton tour"
Translation: Censorship judge: "Now that we are done with these naughty voters. it's your turn now my crafty devil, it's your turn!"
Lithograph by Charles Verlaine (1844-1896)
Published in Le Charivari in the series: Actualites with the number 164
Paris, ca. 1880
Original antique print
This caricature aims at the laws and their enforcement against Free Press under Napoleon III who ruled from 1856 to 1879.
General age toning. Few foxing spots. One tear in upper margin repaired. Verso: Unrelated text print.
21,5 x 27 cm (ca. 8.5 x 10.6")
Napoleon III (Charles Louis Napoléon Bonaparte) first president of France as Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte; emperor of the French. Coup d'état; free speech; press censorship; suppression of speech, public communication, or other information; journalism; political censorship; voting; election; newspapers;