- Traviès de Villers, Charles-Joseph
- France, Switzerland
- Wood engraving
- Lavoignat, Hippolyte
- Portrait (taller)
- University of Illinois Library, the Internet Archive
- Les mystères de Paris, vol. 1
- Süe, Eugène
- Paris: Charles Gosselin, 1843
- Open Library:
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A scared bourgeois is being mugged by a gang of three consisting of two men and an old woman.
The caption reads in the original French:
La bourse ou la vie !
Keywords: 1840s, 19th century, black & white, crime, fight, frightened, Les mystères de Paris, street