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Paris qui crie. Petits métiers

Illustrated by Pierre Vidal (French, 1849–1913), Preface by Henri Béraldi (French, 1849–1931), Text by Albert Arnal (French, 19th century), Text by Jules Claretie (French, 1840–1913), Text by Baron Roger Portalis (French, 1841–1912), Publisher Société des Amis des Livres

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 23.6 x 17.9 x 2.2 cm (9 5/16 x 7 1/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with hand-colored photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Les Amis des Livres, 1890) Octavo; xvi, 132 pp. [1 f.]; contemporary gilt-stamped black morocco (Club Bindery, 1900; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Illustrations of Parisian laborers and “types.”

Paris: Les Amis des Livres, 1890


Robert S. Hoe, New York (1839-1909); acquired in 1918 from George D. Smith, New York, by 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