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HIST 228: The French Revolution (HC)

History 228: The French Revolution (Graham) Spring 2024

Portraits during the French Revolution

Unknown artist, Portrait of jean-Baptist Milhaud dressed as a representative of the people on mission, an extraordinary envoy of the Legislative Assemby

1793, Musée de la revolution française, Source: Wikimedia Commons, public domain.

Images as Primary Sources

The period of the French Revolution offers many kinds of images for interpretation from David's paintings to popular political prints.  Examples of this kind of use of the visual can be found in the resources below.

Books about Political Caricatures