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Women of the French Revolution: A Resource Guide

Images of Women in the French Revolution

The Library's picture collections include hundreds of images from France including these portraits of women of the French Revolution. A selection of these images are included below. Contact the Prints and Photographs librarians directly for assistance with these collections.

About the Prints & Photographs Division

Unique in their scope and richness, the picture collections number more than 16 million images. These include photographs, historical prints, posters, cartoons, documentary drawings, fine prints, and architectural and engineering designs. While international in scope, the collections are particularly strong in materials documenting the history of the United States and the lives, interests, and achievements of the American people..

Marie Antoinette. c.1790-1820. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
Valadon Boussod, artist."Maria Antoinette" facsimile after Vigée-Lebrun. 1895. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
Jean Joseph François Tassaert, engraver. Marie Anne Charlotte Corday. 1793. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
Charles Louis Lucien Muller, artist. Charlotte Corday in prison. c.1900-1912. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
J.-L. (Jean Louis) Prieur, artist. La reine à la conciergerie. c.1793-1795. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
Porträtgalerie aus der französischen Revolution. c.1870-1890. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
Paul Delaroche, artist. Marie Antoinette condemned by the Revolutionary Tribunal. c.1850-1870. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.