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  awakening of the Third Estate.jpg - “The Awakening of the Third Estate.” On the ground, the figure representing the Third Estate awakens from the “nightmare of the Old Regime,” and reaches for arms, while the Nobility and the Clergy retreat in alarm. In the background, the destruction of the Bastille and heads paraded on pikes on 14 July 1789 reaffirms that message that a new order is emerging in which the people in arms will play a central role. After October 1789, there was a shift toward images portraying unity and federation.  
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“The Awakening of the Third Estate.” On the ground, the figure representing the Third Estate awakens from the “nightmare of the Old Regime,” and reaches for arms, while the Nobility and the Clergy retreat in alarm. In the background, the destruction of the Bastille and heads paraded on pikes on 14 July 1789 reaffirms that message that a new order is emerging in which the people in arms will play a central role. After October 1789, there was a shift toward images portraying unity and federation. Download
Caption: “The Awakening of the Third Estate.” On the ground, the figure representing the Third Estate awakens from the “nightmare of the Old Regime,” and reaches for arms, while the Nobility and the Clergy retreat in alarm. In the background, the destruction of the Bastille and heads paraded on pikes on 14 July 1789 reaffirms that message that a new order is emerging in which the people in arms will play a central role. After October 1789, there was a shift toward images portraying unity and federation.
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