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Triumph of the Parisian Army and the People


Returning home from the October march to Versailles, the women and the guardsmen display the heads of troops who confronted the marchers. Note the use of tree branches, symbolizing support for the revolution here as in other prints.


Title in French
Triomphe de l'Armée Parisienne réunis au Peuple a son retour de Versailles à Paris le 6 Octobre 1789


Michel Hennin. Estampes relatives à l'Histoire de France. Tome 119, Pièces 10386-10489, période : 1789

Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Estampes et photographie, RESERVE QB-370 (18)-FT 4

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