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Rebus: “Here lies the Ancient Vendetta” (Rébus: “Ci-Gît la Vendetta Surannée”)

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Rebus: “Here lies the Ancient Vendetta” (Rébus: “Ci-Gît la Vendetta Surannée”)

19th century

Charles Meryon, French, (1821–1868)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
State: Second state
Bibliography: Loys Delteil 100 ii; Wright 100 ii.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1963
Accession Number: 1963.32.1

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  • puzzles - Use for recreational artifacts designed as amusements or diversions by presenting constructional difficulties to be solved by ingenuity or patient effort. For word or number diversions to be solved, see under "." RHDEL2
  • rebuses - Representations of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound. W [June 1992 descriptor added.]

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