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Le Pompe Nortre-Dame (The Notre Dame Pump)

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Charles Meryon

(Paris, France, November 23, 1821 - Februry 14, 1868, Charenton, France)

Le Pompe Nortre-Dame (The Notre Dame Pump), 1852
Etching on paper
6 11/16 x 9 3/4 in. (16.99 x 24.77 cm)

Creation Place: Europe, French
Technique: Etching
Credit Line: Gift of Gerard R. Pomerat
Accession Number: P80.346

Bibliography
Claire Nettleton, Parisian Ecologies: The City Transformed in Nineteenth-Century Prints and Drawings at the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College (Claremont: Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College, 2022), 18 illustrated/color.
Marjorie Harth Beebe,
Printmaking in France, 1850-1900
(Claremont: Montgomery Art Gallery, 1982), 15.
D. 31

Commentary
Label for "Parisian Ecologies: The City Transformed in Nineteenth-Century Prints and Drawings" March 24 - June 25, 2022

Napoléon III, who became president of France in 1848 and then emperor in 1851, promised to clean up unsanitary industries and pollution as well as curb cholera outbreaks. Meryon’s etchings depict Paris before these promises were realized, complete with overcrowded and labyrinthine streets, the smoke that hung constantly in the air, and a pump that carried cholera-contaminated water through neighborhoods.

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  • Image Dimensions: 6 11/16 x 9 3/4 in. (16.99 x 24.77 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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