- The illustration displays a sinister priest-like vulture squatting over the newly-built Sacre Coeur Cathedral at Mont Matre, in Paris.
- La Lanterne was founded by Henri Rochefort and began as a daily magazine from 1868-1870, and became reinvigorated until in 1876.
The cover of this issue was illustrated by French poster artist Eugène Ogé, who was born in Paris on 5 May, 1861. He died in May 1936.
“Is It Art?”