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The Great Man

Cartoon of Napoleon as aa mouse


German cartoonists tried to reduce Napoleon down to size, in this case, the size of mice! Here the mice serve as courtiers.

This source is a part of the The Napoleonic Experience teaching module.


Title in French
Des grossen Mannes kleine Hofhaltung auf der Glückseligen Insel


Collection de Vinck. Un siècle d'histoire de France par l'estampe, 1770-1870. Vol. 75 (pièces 9730-9816), Restauration et Cent-Jours.

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"The Great Man," in World History Commons, [accessed January 18, 2022]