"Citizens Singing the Hymn of the Marseillais." Joseph Rouget de Lisle composed in April 1792 “War Song for the Army of the Rhine.” Later, when the volunteers of Montpellier and Marseille marched north to Paris in July 1792, they sang the song at each stage of their journey and at the arrival in Paris.
Satire: a reversal of roles A young man, in military dress, of elegant and effeminate appearance, sprawls on a sofa, looking towards a young woman (right) who leans towards him. She is of meretricious appearance, and wears the mens style quasi-military riding-dress fashionable at this time in connection with the militia camps of 1782 Hand-coloured mezzotint
Image gallery: Master Lavender qualifying himself for the Army, 1781 I suspect that the lady in question might be someone like the Duchess of Devonshire, an explicit if hidden sexual connotation
Louis XVI, King of the French, 1792. The 1775 engraving, a typical portrait of the king at the time, was reworked in 1792 to record the king's donning of the Pyrigian cap during the invasion of the Tuilleries Palace by Parisian sans-culottes in July 1792.
Women shelling peas, Paris, 1737, Anne Claude de Tubieres, after Edme Bouchardon, etching with some engraving,