La bonne prise. - A good pinch of snuff. / Stowger's True Vegetable Persian Powder

Method Lithograph and letterpress
Artist Honoré Daumier
Published The Daumier: Le Charivari, January 22, 1837 [but possibly later]. Letter Press advert: Printed by J. Younghusband, 10, Eversholt Street, Camden Street.
Dimensions Daumier: Image 255 x 170 mm, Sheet 261 x 207 mm; Letter press sheet 261 x 211 mm
Notes A print of a man inhaling snuff from Daumier's Galerie Physionomique on one side and an advert for Stowger's True Vegetable Persian Powder on the other.

Daumier's Galerie Physionomique (A portrait gallery) a series of 25 lithographs which appeared in the Charivari between November 17, 1836 and December 29, 1837. The prints from the series are numbered DR 326 to 350 and carry French as well as English subtitles. The series consisted of 25 prints by Daumier and six by Traviès. It mainly covered topics such as the theatre, tobacco, wine, and gastronomy. All prints of this series were also published in the Album Galerie Physionomique in 1836-1837. Some of the prints also appeared in the Musée Pour Rire. ( Brandise Institutional Repository

Comdition: The Daumier print has been trimmed to fit the card. Both sides have overall time toning and there are six pin holes. Card creased lower right.
Framing unmounted
Price £80.00
Stock ID 30966