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STEIN AND TOKLAS, 1944.
American writer Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) in southeastern France with her companion, Alice B. Toklas (left), September 1944. Oil over a photograph.
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KING WILLIAM I (1027-1087)
of England. Known as William the Conqueror, reviewing his army on his arrival in England, 1066. Wood engraving, 19th century, after Alphonse de Neuville.
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman, and diplomat. The reception of Franklin in France. Chromolithograph, c1888.
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WORLD WAR I: TROOPS.
Soldiers in the first transport of American troops to France lining up on a quai at St. Nazaire, 26 June 1917.
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WWI: AMERICAN TROOPS.
U.S. Marines in France, going through training under French officers at a camp in the back of the lines during World War I. Photograph, c1917.
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WORLD WAR I: POVERTY, c1919.
Families in Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France, outside of their temporary homes after the German occupation during World War I. Stereograph, c1920.
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FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY WARS.
War of the First Coalition: French émigrés from Great Britain landing at Quiberon Peninsula in Brittany, France. Contemporary etching, 1795.
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0169165
HENRY IV OF FRANCE
(1533-1610). House of Bourbon, King of France 1589-1610; as King of Navarre (1572-1610). Colored drawing, c1600.
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MATA HARI (1876-1917).
Stage name of Gertrud Margarete Zelle, Dutch dancer and spy: oil over a photograph taken in Paris during World War I.
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PRINT SHOP, PARIS, 1751.
The composing room of a print shop. Engraving for Denis Diderot's "Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonne des Sciences, des Arts et des Metiers," Paris, 1751.
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WORLD WAR I: FRANCE.
French soldiers evacuating a city in France. Photographed during World War I.
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WORLD WAR I: PRISONERS.
German prisoners-of-war clearing the debris of a ruined town in France during World War I. Photograph, c1918.
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WORLD WAR I: BRIDGE.
Troops building a temporary bridge for the transport of motor lorries in France during World War I. Stereograph, 1914-1918.
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FRANCE: ROMAN THEATER.
Ancient Roman theater in Orange, Provence, France. Photochrome, c1895.
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PARIS, c1950.
A view down a staircase in Montmartre, Paris, France. Photograph, c1950. Full credit: Tallandier - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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WWII: PARIS, 1944.
A German roadblock on the Rue de Rivoli in Paris, France, shortly before the liberation. Photograph, August 1944. Full credit: Seeberger Freres - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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JOSEPH-MARIE JACQUARD
(1752-1834). French inventor. Lithograph, French, 19th century.
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EUROPE: 1848 UPRISINGS.
After the uprisings in Europe in 1848 the leaders of France, Prussia, and Austria sweep revolutionaries into Switzerland and onto boats for America. Cartoon by F. Schroeder from a German newspaper of 1849.
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0325737
WORLD WAR I: POVERTY, c1919.
Families in Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France, outside of their temporary homes after the German occupation during World War I. Stereograph, c1920.
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FRANCE: EXHIBITION, 1881.
'France - Edison's inventions at the electrical exhibition.' Engraving, 1881.
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TREATY OF VERSAILLES, 1919.
German Delegates at Versailles listening to French Premier Clemenceau. Behind them are their secretaries and further back are representatives of the German press, France. Photograph, 1919.
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WWI: DESTRUCTION OF FRANCE.
Map showing the devastated regions of France during World War I.
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ALEXANDER CALDER (1898-1976).
Sculptor Sache France 1968. Photographed by Horst Tappe.
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CARLO SCHMID (1896-1979).
Politician Croix Valmer France 1976. Photographed by Horst Tappe.
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PARIS COMMUNE, 1871.
'Versailles soldiers firing upon the communists from roofs and windows in Paris.' Color engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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FRANCE: REVOLUTION, 1848.
Barricade on the Boulevard Montmarte in Paris at the outbreak of the Revolution of 1848. Contemporary colored engraving.
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WORLD WAR I: FRANCE, 1917.
Citizens of Menaucourt, France, greeting arriving U.S. Marines during World War I. Photograph, June 1917.
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MOTHER AND CHILD, 1777.
'The delights of motherhood.' Copper engraving, French, 1777, by Isidore Stanislas Helman after Jean Michel Moreau the Younger.
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WWII: GERMAN SOLDIERS.
German soldiers surrendering to Allies in France. The soldier at right is 76 years old, a sign that Germany was desperate for manpower toward the end of the war. Photograph, c1945.
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VENUS WITH HORN.
The Venus of Laussel, a paleolithic limestone bas relief, c25,000-20,000 B.C., found carved into a wall at Laussel, Dordogne, France, not far from Lascaux.
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0009687
MASSACRE OF HUGUENOTS.
The massacre of the Huguenots in Paris, France, on St. Bartholomew's Day, 24 August 1572. Color engraving after the painting by Francois Dubois, a Huguenot eyewitness.
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman and diplomat. Franklin on his diplomatic mission to France aboard the U.S.S. 'Reprisal' in the autumn of 1776. Illustration by Howard Pyle (1853-1911).
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FRANCE: BAPTISM, 1704.
The baptism of the first-born son of Louis, Duke of Burgundy and Marie-Adelaide of Savoy (in bed in the background). Present are King Louis XIV (seated); Louis, le Grand Dauphin at left; and the Duke of Burgundy next to the priest. Line engraving, c1704.
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FRANCE: UPRISING, 1968.
Demonstrators throwing stones at the police at the University of Bordeaux, 25 May 1968, when thousands of students rioted for hours.
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WORLD WAR I: CHAUMONT.
President Wilson and General Pershing review United States Troops on Christmas Day at Army Headquarters in Chaumont, France. Photograph, c1919.
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CARTOON: WORLD WAR I.
'Captain Hardluk - Speaks Good French, According to Books.' American cartoon showing a soldier trying to woo a French woman, May 1919.
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ART & ARCHITECTURE.
Facade of Chateau de Cheverny, 1624-1630. France, 17th century. Full Credit: DEA / C. SAPPA / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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FINE ART.
Christ on the Cross, detail from the Crucifixion, by Francesco de' Bianchi Ferrari (ca 1460-1510), panel, 267x220 cm. Full Credit: DEA / A. DE GREGORIO / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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FRENCH REVOLUTION, 1830.
Street fighting before the Church of St Roch in Paris during the revolution of July 1830. Wood engraving, American, c1835.
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SAINT THÉRÈSE DE LISIEUX
(1873-1897). French Carmelite nun and author, known as Saint Therese of the child Jesus.
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