Group of 25 prints, all related to Marquis de la Fayette. Ranging in size from 9.5 x 12.5 in. to 3.5 x 5 in. (print area). Two are labeled as proofs; one has pencil markings "first plate;" one is hand colored. Verso of each with Catalog No. and "P.C. No." Most are shoulder- or half-length portraits of the marquis, some with powdered hair/wig, some as an older man with short hair. One shows a reception of LaFayette in the United States (his second trip, as he has the later hair style). A couple have LaFayette and other French notables (Rochambo, Mirabeau, Buffon, etc.).
Not all have lithographers marked (and a couple are too light to read), but the printers and cities include:
F. Bohn, n.p. (caption in Dutch)
Jos. Hutter, Augs. (Augsburg)
Muller, n.p. (caption in German)
H. Brunet & Cie., Lyon
E. Ardit, Paris
"Per Cino. Ferrario"
Baerentzen & Co. lith. Inst., [Copenhagen]
Saetens & Fils, La Haye (The Hague?)
About 1/3 are mounted at top on card stock. Most show handling wear and foxing. A few seem to have been removed from a bound volume.
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