This man is taking inventory of all the monarchs that have been beheaded.

During the French
Revolution the guillotine was used to behead many nobles. This cartoon is showing how many
people were killed on a daily basis.
The two nobles are riding on the back of a poor man. This shows how the nobles took the
money and liberty of the people of the lower classes.
This shows a fat noble who is having a merry life. His fatness represents the excess of the high

The monarch is being welcomed by his noble friends however being attacked by the
revolutionaries. His size shows the power of the monarch.
The revolutionaries are welcoming back someone who was mistakenly beheaded.