The ghost of the revolutionary politician Mirabeau giving an address

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The ghost of the revolutionary politician Mirabeau giving an address. Coloured etching, 1791. Mirabeau had died earlier in 1791. The letterpress is the supposed speech of his ghost to the Revolution Society, originally set up to commemorate the Glorious Revolution of 1688, but which also celebrated the storming of the Bastille with an annual dinner at the Crown and Anchor in the Strand, London, on 14 July. Created 1 July 1791. Honoré-Gabriel de Riqueti Mirabeau, comte de (1749–1791). Contributors: G M Woodward (approximately 1760–1809). Work ID: vk339wga.

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