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1906 Intaglio Print Jean Sylvian Bailly Orator Astronomer French Revolution XEE4

1906 Intaglio Print Jean Sylvian Bailly Orator Astronomer French Revolution XEE4

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This is an original 1906 black and white intaglio print of French astronomer, Jean Sylvian Bailley who was elected president of the Third Estate on May 5, 1789 and who led the proceeding of the Tennis Court Oath. He was also a lead participant in the storming of the Bastille and became the first mayor of Paris during the Revolution. He was later arrested and brought before a tribunal on November 12, 1793 where he was guillotined by the mob.


This 105+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. Light water stain - bottom right corner.

  • Product Type: Original Intaglio Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 7.5 inches; 14 x 19 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite! Join the cause of history as Period Paper proudly presents a collection of images honoring the leaders and famous figures of the French Revolution. Storm the Bastille of images as you become immersed in the lassiez faire of politicians and philosophers. Guillotine your boredom and take an oath to continue through the images of this revolutionary collection! Simply click the link beneath the condition paragraph to continue banishing the bourgeoisie. Thanks for looking!

Keywords specific to this image: Politician, Reign of Terror, Scientist, French Academy,