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La correctionelle, petites causes célèbres. Etudes de moeurs populaires au dix-nuevième siècle.

Lithograph(s) by Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Publisher P. Martinon (French, 19th century), Publisher Juste Bourmancé (French, 19th century), Printer Coulon (French, 19th century), Printer Thierry frères (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in A & B


Overall: 28.8 x 23.4 x 4.2 cm (11 5/16 x 9 3/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated journal with 100 lithographs and numerous wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Chez Martinon, 1840) Quarto; [2 ff.] 403 pp., plus original publisher’s printed covers; nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped green morocco, marbled paper boards.

Satirical illustrations of daily life, often focussed on the legal system.

Paris: Chez Martinon, 1840


Mr. and Mrs. Julius S. Canner, by whom given to MFA, September 22, 1965.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Julius S. Canner