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Day of Saint–Cloud, 18 Brumaire, an 8 (9 November 1799)

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Title

Day of Saint–Cloud, 18 Brumaire, an 8 (9 November 1799)

Description

The problems of the revolutionary government had so intensified that the two leaders, Abbé Sieyès and Roger Ducos, plotted to overthrow it with the help of the most famous military man of the day. But the legislative body, particularly the lower house, proved resistant. Napoleon needed the help of his younger brother Lucien to rally the troops and erase the opposition.

Creator

Isidore-Stanislas Helman (engraver)
Jean Duplessi-Bertaux (engraver)
Charles Monnet (designer)

Source

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Date

1800

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/536/
Michel Hennin. Estampes relatives à l'Histoire de France. Tome 143, Pièces 12530-12615, période : 1799-1800

Format

JPEG

Language

French

Identifier

536
499
Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Estampes et photographie, RESERVE QB-370 (54)-FT 4

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Original Format

Engraving

Physical Dimensions

34.5 x 47.5cm

Title (French)

Journée de Saint-Cloud, le 18 [i.e. 19] Brumaire, an 8, (9 [i.e. 10] Novembre 1799)