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Paris Commune posters, 1871

 Collection — other: map drawers
Identifier: 11-MWalB02680

Scope and Contents

This collection contains seven posters from the Paris Commune (a short period near the end of the Franco-Prussian War, when the residents of Paris established their own government in opposition to and in rejection of rule by the Republican National Assembly). The posters range in date from March 24 to May 5, 1871. This is a small representation of the hundreds posted during the Commune. All but one are Communard (#3 is presented by members of the National Assembly).


  • Creation: -
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1871

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.


7.00 Items

7 folders other_unmapped

0.00 unknown


The posters are arranged in chronological order.

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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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