Black-and-white lithographed caricature depicting the publication of the "Juif errant" in the Constitutionnel trying to pull the fat and immobile newspaper. Eugène Sue's Le Juif errant was published serially in the the newspaper Le Constitutionnel from June 25, 1844, to August 26, 1845. Caricature by Honoré Daumier. In French, the text reads : "Allons! en route, mon vieux, en route........ si moi je ne parviens pas à vous faire marcher c'est que décidément votre infirmité sera par trop constitutionnelle!..." In English, the text reads : "Come on, old man, let's go, come on! If I can't even make you walk, then your infirmity is really a constitutional problem..." Plate 103 of the series Actualités, published in the March 31, 1844, edition of Le Charivari. Printed by Aubert & Cie., published by Chez Aubert, Pl. de la Bourse.
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