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Book, Recueil des Festes, Feux D’Artifice, et Pompes Funébres, Ordonées pour le Roi par Messieurs les Premiers Gentilhommes de sa Chambre (Collection of Festivals, Fireworks, and Funerals, Organized for the King by the First Gentleman of his Bedchamber)

This is a Book. It was designed by Michel de Bonneval and printed by Imprimerie de Ballard and engraved by Charles-Nicolas Cochin the elder. It is dated 1756 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is bound volume, engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

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Book, Recueil des Festes, Feux D’Artifice, et Pompes Funébres, Ordonées pour le Roi par Messieurs les Premiers Gentilhommes de sa Chambre (Collection of Festivals, Fireworks, and Funerals, Organized for the King by the First Gentleman of his Bedchamber); Designed by Michel de Bonneval (French, d. 1766); France; bound volume, engraving on paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-205

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