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Print shows a member of the Third Estate playing a bagpipe, standing next to a tame lion, representing the monarchy, and manipulating marionettes, representing the clergy and the nobility, on a string tied to his leg. In the background, the Bastille is shown being demolished.

Part of the U.S. Library of Congress's French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress).

  • Etchings--French--1780-1790.
  • Satires (Visual works)--French--1780-1790.
  • 1 print : etching, on off-white laid paper ; on sheet 20.5 x 29.8 cm.
  • Title from item.
  • Partially trimmed within plate mark.
  • de Vinck, 1671
  • UCLA, 28
  • Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress).

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