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Jemmapes, 6 November 1792

  • Engraving of French citizen-soldiers at the Battle of Jemmapes


This engraving of the battle of Jemappes, preromantic in its composition and style, depicts a group of French citizen–soldiers bravely risking themselves under the banner of liberty and overcoming all foes in marching to victory—a motif that would become common in the nineteenth century.

Denis Auguste Marie Raffet, Lefevre, and Doherty (engravers), "Jemmapes, 6 November 1792," 1838, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University


Title in French
Jemmapes, 6 Novembre 1792

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