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Madame Roland--sa détention à l'Abbaye et à Sainte-Pélagie 1793 racontée par elle-même dans ses mémoires

Illustrated by Auguste Pierre Marie Poirson (French, died in 1896), Engraved by Jeanjean et Petit (French, 19th century), Author Mme Marie-Jeanne Roland (French, 1754–1793), Publisher Georges Hurtrel (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 16.5 x 11.7 x 2.7 cm (6 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous photomechanical relief prints and one intaglio print

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Georges Hurtrel, 1886) Octavo; 239 pp., plus plates; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers (cream-colored phase box).

Historical illustrations from period of French Revolution.

Paris: Georges Hurtrel, 1886


William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent