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Physiologie du théatre par un journaliste

Illustrated by Henri Emy (French, 19th century), Engraved by J. Birouste (French, 19th century), Author Louis Couailhac (French, 1810–1885), Publisher Jules Laisné (French, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brivois, p. 330


Overall: 13.9 x 9.3 x 1.2 cm (5 1/2 x 3 11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: J. Laisné [et al.], 1841) 32mo; 126 pp. [1 f.], plus original publisher’s wrappers; modern half gilt-stamped green cloth (brown leather label), marbled paper boards.

Caricature vignettes relating to the theater.

Paris: J. Laisné [et al.], 1841


Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA May 8, 1941.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.