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Punishment of Foulon

Engraving of the aftermath of the attack on the Bastille


This engraving reveals the aftermath of the seizure of the Bastille. Here the crowd parades the severed head of the official, Foulon.


Title in French
Supplice du Sieur Foulon


Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Estampes et photographie, RESERVE QB-370 (17)-FT 4

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"Punishment of Foulon," in World History Commons, [accessed August 12, 2022]