C1870

Gustave Adolphe Lefraneais

Artist:

Etienne Carjat (1828 - 1906)

Gustave Adolphe Le Francais (1826-1901) was a member of the Paris Commune which was the socialist and revolutionary government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May 1871. Revolutionary anarchist militant, member of International Workingmen’s Association (IWMA), the Paris Commune, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Gustave Adolphe Lefraneais

Date:

C1870

Artist:

Etienne Carjat (1828 - 1906)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Original Carte de visite

Image Size: 

63mm 
x 105mm
AUTHENTICITY
Gustave Adolphe Lefraneais - Antique Print from 1870

Genuine antique
dated:

1870

Description:

Gustave Adolphe Le Francais (1826-1901) was a member of the Paris Commune which was the socialist and revolutionary government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May 1871.

Revolutionary anarchist militant, member of International Workingmen’s Association (IWMA), the Paris Commune, and the Jura Federation. Socialist teacher and advocate of La citi, but was sacked in 1847. The following year, he took part in the French Revolution of 1848. His involvement with socialist organisations led to him to being subject to police action. After the coup d’etat of the 1851, he fled to London. Here he met Joseph Dejacque with whom he ran a co-operative restaurant “La sociale“. 

In 1853, he returned to Paris, where he became a very popular socialist speaker. During the siege of Paris, he took part in the riots of October 31, 1870 for which he served four months in prison. On March 26, 1871, he was elected as a member of the Commune, but was opposed to the Committee of Public Safety, he was a combatant in the ” bloody Week “, but managed to flee to Switzerland to avoid arrest. As a member of the IWMA al, played a role in the creation of the Jura Federation and collaborated on various libertarian newspapers. 

 He returned to France in 1887. 

Biography:

Etienne Carjat (1828-1906)
Photographer, Paris. Carjat was a French journalist, caricaturist and photographer. He co-founded the magazine, Le Diogene, and founded the review, Le Boulevard. He is best known for his photographic portraits of political, literary and artistic Parisian figures. He moved the Rue Notre Dame de Lorette in 1869.

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