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Le plafond s'ouvrit à la fin du repas et laissa tomber une grêle de dragées.

Image ID: 834600

Le plafond s'ouvrit à la fin du repas et laissa tomber une grêle de dragées.  [[The ceiling opened at the end of the meal and let fall a ha...] (1882-1884)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Le plafond s'ouvrit à la fin du repas et laissa tomber une grêle de dragées.

Alternate Title

: [The ceiling opened at the end of the meal and let fall a hail of sugar plums]

Creator(s)

: Spex -- Engraver
Paris -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1882-1884

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 16.2 x 12.5 cm.

Notes

: Possibly depicts a banquet given for Charles IX during a visit to Carcassonne in the south of France. At the conclusion of the repast, a cloud of sugar plums burst from the ceiling followed by a gentle shower of perfumed water.

Original Source

: From La France et les Français à travers les siècles. (Paris : Roy, 1882-1884) Challamel, Augustin (1818-1894), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Apparitions

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Digital ID

: 834600

Record ID

: 1044243

Digital Item Published

: 2-4-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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