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The trial of M. d'Eon by a jury of matrons

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"The Chevalier d'Eon (l.), wearing a military hat and the order of St. Louis round his neck, stands, partly draped, on a pedestal before a jury of twelve ladies (r.) who are to decide upon his sex, a matter which has for several weeks deeply engaged "the polite and stock-jobbing world".

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Identifier
9z9030116
Collection
Art Works
Institution
Yale University Libraries
Date Issued
1771
Dates Covered
1771
Genre
Art
Subject(s)
Chevalier D'Eon
Places
England > Greater London > London
Topic(s)
Appearance
Clothing
Crossdressing
Etching
Jury
Social norms
Visual arts
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 print : etching on laid paper ; plate mark 10.6 x 17.2 cm, on sheet 13 x 21 cm
Language
English
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