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La grande défaicte des hannetons, faicte, par la grace de Dieu, sur un branle nouveau.

Image ID: 832543

La grande défaicte des hannetons, faicte, par la grace de Dieu, sur un branle nouveau. (1846)

Image Details

Image Title

:  La grande défaicte des hannetons, faicte, par la grace de Dieu, sur un branle nouveau.

Creator

: Wattier, Edouard, 1793-1871 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1846

Medium

: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 26.3 x 17 cm.

Notes

: Printed at bottom right: "Best, Leloir, Hotelin, Regnier." [Engravers?] Note 2.) The illustration shows French peasants using farm tools and weapons to clear off an infestation of chafers (May bugs), which, like cicadas, appear in great numbers every few years. The words are sung to a French dance tune and commemorate the defeat of the ravenous insects who tried to devour the local vineyards.

Original Source

: From Le magasin pittoresque. (Paris : [s.n.] 1833-1909) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Music -- illustrations

Source Description

: 1 folder (14 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC MUSIC-Ill

Digital ID

: 832543

Record ID

: 1062232

Digital Item Published

: 3-31-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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