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A battle on stilts.

Image ID: 834149

A battle on stilts. (1893)

Image Details

Image Title

:  A battle on stilts.


: Méaulle, F. (Fortuné), b. 1844 -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1893

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm. (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "This picture shows a curious game which used to be played by the inhabitants of Namur, and which would certainly provide an exciting scene if revived to-day. The opposing sides were mounted on stilts, and the victors were those who, after a general scrimmage, had the most men left standing". Illegible signature at lower left corner of image. Written on border: "v1 1893"

Original Source

: From The picture magazine. George Newnes Ltd., 1893-1896) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Stilts

Source Description

: 2 folders (60 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 834149

Record ID

: 720540

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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