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[Engravings from Le Monde illustré]

Bois du monde illustré [title on spine]

Illustrated by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Engraved by Etienne (French, 19th century), Engraved by Charles Maurand (French, 19th century), Engraved by Peulot (French, 19th century), Engraved by Pierre Verdeil (French, born in 1812)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bouvy 921; B. 922-955 in bound volume (Le Monde Illustré)


Overall: 36.8 x 28.2 x 2 cm (14 1/2 x 11 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 35 wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Paris: Le Monde illustré [1862-1869]) Folio; 35 ff.; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards.

Satirical illustrations.

Paris: Le Monde illustré [1862-1869]


W. G. Russell Allen, Boston, 1882–1955; his bequest to MFA, accessioned April 12, 1967

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen