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Maker(s):Daumier, Honoré
Culture:French (1808-1879)
Title:Le chemin de fer de Lyon-Embarcadère spécial des nourrices de Bourgogne [The Railroad to Lyon-Special platform for wetnurses from the Bourgogne]
Date Made:1852 March 23
Place Made:Europe; France; Paris
Measurements:Mat: 16 in x 20 in; 40.64 cm x 50.8 cm; Sheet: 10 1/4 in x 14 5/8 in; 26.035 cm x 37.1475 cm; Image: 9 3/8 in x 10 7/8 in; 23.8125 cm x 27.6225 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l. (printed): Chez Pannier [8?] Cie. rue du croissant, 16 Paris ; recto, lwr. r. (printed): Imp. Ch. Trinocq, Cour des Miracles, 9 Paris ; recto, lwr. r. (within image): 389 ; recto, upp. ctr. (printed, black ink): PHYSIONOMIES DES CHEMINS DE FER ; recto lwr. ctr. (typed in black ink): Le chemin de fer de Lyon_Embarcadé Spécial des nourrices de Bourgogne ; recto, right edge, vertical (pen and ink): Je déclare que le tirage sera en tous [es af__ne?] á la présente épreuve/ Paris le 22 Mars 18?7. C[h?] Trinocq ; verso, lwr. r. (pencil): 033031 ; TRADEMARK: verso, lwr. r. (circular stamp, black ink): TIMBRE / NATIONAL / SEINE ; verso, lwr. r. (stamp, blue ink): H.M.P. [in an oval]
Accession Number:  MH 2010.10.1
Credit Line:Purchase with the John Martyn Warbeke Art Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A large crowd stands in the background with three figures standing in left foreground, one is holding a baby. Another woman sits on the far left, also holding an infant. In right foreground, two women are seated and holding babies.

social classes; caricatures; women; mothers; cartoons

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