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Source:   Marriage customs - United States

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Allusion aux Agences matrimoniales.

Image ID: 835551

Allusion aux Agences matrimoniales.  [Croquis californien par Cham.] (185-?)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Allusion aux Agences matrimoniales.

Alternate Title

: Croquis californien par Cham.


: Cham, 1819-1879 -- Artist

Created Date

: 185-?


: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 7.5 x 8 cm.


: Printed on image: "Enterprise de mariages tient assortiment de veuves raccommode les mauvais ménages." "Pour Californie" Note 2.) Satirical allusion to the shortage of marriageable women during the California Gold Rush. Originally published in Le Charivari magazine.

Original Source

: From L'Historie, la vie, les moeurs et la curiosité par l'image, le pamphlet et le document (1450-1900). (Paris : Libraire d la curiosité et des beaux - arts, 1927-1928) Grand-Carteret, John (1850-1927), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Marriage customs - United States

Source Description

: 2 folders (48 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 835551

Record ID

: 1044891

Digital Item Published

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

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