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L'Image, recueil illustré. Education-Instruction-Recreation.

Illustrated by J. J. Grandville (Isidore-Adolphe Gèrard) (French, 1803–1847), Illustrated by Jean Gigoux (French, 1806–1894), Illustrated by Emile-Jean-Horace Vernet (called Horace Vernet) (French, 1789–1863)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Gumuchian, Livres d'enfance, 3125-26


Overall: 24.9 x 16.7 x 2.8 cm (9 13/16 x 6 9/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Bureaux [1847]) Octavo; [2 ff.] 398 pp.; original gilt-stamped publisher’s illustrated maroon cloth.

Miscellany of illustrations of history, natural history, travel, theatrical, mythology, etc., subjects intended for children’s education.

Paris: Bureaux [1847]


W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen