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To Versailles, To Versailles!

Print of women gathered to storm Versailles

Annotation

The women who arrived, though lightly armed, were no shrinking violets. They insisted that the royal family return to Paris where, in fact, they would find themselves under virtual house arrest.

Transcription

Title in French
A Versailles, à Versailles le 5 Octobre 1789

Credits

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

de Vinck. Un siècle d'histoire de France par l'estampe, 1770-1870. Vol. 18 (pièces 2908-3106), Ancien Régime et Révolution

How to Cite This Source

"To Versailles, To Versailles!," in World History Commons, https://worldhistorycommons.org/versailles-versailles [accessed November 25, 2021]