Awakening of the Third Estate

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Title

Awakening of the Third Estate

Description

With the Bastille being destroyed in the background, a member of the Third Estate breaks his shackles. Here, the clergy and nobility recoil in fear, thereby emphasizing the conflict between the estates.

Creator

None Identified

Source

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Date

1789

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/157/|de Vinck. <em>Un siècle d'histoire de France par l'estampe, 1770-1870</em>. Vol. 10 (pièces 1571-1762), Ancien Régime et Révolution

Format

JPEG

Language

French

Identifier

157

Original Format

Engraving

Physical Dimensions

20.5 x 24.5cm

Title (French)

Reveil du Tiers état

Caption

Ma feinte, il étoit tems que je me réveillisse, car l'opression de mes fers me donnions le cochemar un peu trop fort.

Citation

None Identified, “Awakening of the Third Estate,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed August 14, 2020, https://revolution.chnm.org/items/show/160.