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Photographing the Great War

Photographing the Great War

The charge of a section of Zouaves on the Touvent plateau; the first wave to assault.ANONYMEL & 39; attack of the spur of Notre-Dame de Lorette.ANONYMOUSCloseTitle: The charge of a section of Zouaves on the plateau of Touvent; the first wave to assault.Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Creation date: 1915Date represented: June 07, 1915Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0Technique and other indications: Photograph published in the magazine l & 39; Illustration, dated 19.

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The "velocipédomanie" under the Second Empire

Velocipedomania.DARJOU Alfred (1832 - 1874) S.A. the Prince Imperial strolling in a velocipede in the reserved garden of the Tuileries LAMPI Charles © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. BlotClose Title: SA the Prince Imperial walking in a velocipede in the reserved garden of the Tuileries Author: LAMPI Charles (-) Date shown: Dimensions: Height 18 - Width 25 Technique and other indications: Print.

Pictorialist photography

Pictorialist photography

Landscape.DEMACHY Robert (1859 - 1936) The Bridge Ipswich.COBURN Alvin Langdon (1882 - 1966) New York. The Flatiron Evening.STEICHEN Edward (1879 - 1963) CloseTitle: Landscape.Author: DEMACHY Robert (1859 - 1936) Creation date: 1904Date shown: 1904Dimensions: Height 21.2 - Width 15.8 Place of Conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - H.

The first tourist offices

The first tourist offices

The Syndicat d & 39; initiative de Fontainebleau. ANONYMOUS Private collectionContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G.

Jacques Necker

Jacques Necker

Jacques Necker (1732-1804). © Photo RMN-Grand PalaisPublication date: March 2016Historical contextNecker, a Geneva banker established in Paris, had served as Director of the Treasury and then Director General of Finance from 1777 to 1781. While the war America increased the costs, he successfully carried out some tax reforms, but made enemies by publishing, in 1781, in his famous Report to the King, the amount of pensions paid to courtiers, the "hornets", and by experimenting a project of provincial assemblies of the three orders in order to involve the French in the management of their interests and to reduce the power of the intendants.

The plan of a slave ship, symbol of the abolitionist movement

The plan of a slave ship, symbol of the abolitionist movement

Home ›Studies› The plan of a slave ship, symbol of the abolitionist movement "Plan and Section of a Slave Ship", the Brooks, of Liverpool. Scale model of a slave ship.Thomas Clarkson and William Wilberforce.ANONYMOUSCloseTitle: "Plan and Section of a Slave Ship ', the Brooks, of Liverpool.Author: Date Created: 1789Date Shown: Dimensions: Height 49 - Width 38Technique and other indications: Anti-slavery propaganda print disseminated by the Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade, London.