Symbols and Ceremonies of the Revolution of 1789

As the French people sought to demonstrate their support for the Revolution of 1789, multiple ceremonies and artefacts became common throughout France. The below highlights just some of these traditions and symbols.

Liberty Trees

 

Liberty Caps (Phrygian Caps)

Federation Ceremony in Lyon on 30 May 1790

 

Fête de la Fédération (Festival of the Federation) in Paris on 14 July 1790