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The Third Incident of 14 July 1789

The Third Incident of 14 July 1789

Annotation

This engraving from the Berthault series depicts Stanislas Maillard bravely climbing on a plank over the dry moat surrounding the fortress to accept from one of the soldiers Launay’s "capitulation" of the Bastille.

Transcription

Title in French
3.E evénement du 14 juillet 1789 : le brave Maillard va chercher sur une planche suspendue au-dessus du fossé de la Bastille, les propositions des assiégés.

Credits

Collection Michel Hennin. Estampes relatives à l'Histoire de France. Tome 118, Pièces 10278-10385, période : 1789
Collection de Vinck. Un siècle d'histoire de France par l'estampe, 1770-1870. Vol. 9 (pièces 1423-1570), Ancien Régime et Révolution

How to Cite This Source

"The Third Incident of 14 July 1789," in World History Commons, https://worldhistorycommons.org/third-incident-14-july-1789 [accessed November 27, 2021]