Punch,  52 (1867), 174.

Paris Commissioners Reading the Official Catalogue

E G, pseud.  [Ernest Griset] *


Illustration, Drollery

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E G, pseud.  [Ernest Griset] *


Exhibitions, Reading

    Shows five commissioners of the Exposition Universelle (1867), Paris, sitting around a table. Four of them have fallen asleep out of boredom with the exhibition catalogue, but the commissioner at the head of the table continues reading it avidly.

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