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VOLTAIRE & ROUSSEAU.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), French philosopher and author, with Voltaire, assumed name of François Marie Arouet (1694-1778), French writer. An animated discussion between the two philosophers, with Voltaire resorting to vigorous argument. Engraving after a late 18th century design.
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VOLTAIRE (1694-1778).
Assumed name of François Marie Arouet, French man of letters. Voltaire writing his epic poem 'La Henriade' while imprisoned in the Bastille, 1717-18. French engraving, c1830, after François Bouchot.
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WORLD WAR I: LOST TROOPS.
French troops separated from their regiment being directed back to their headquarters near the Aisne, during World War I. Photograph, c1916.
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LOUIS XIV (1638-1715).
King of France, 1643-1715. The king with his son, meeting with Swiss delegates. Bronze medallion commemorating the French alliance with Switzerland, 1663.
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FRENCH POSTCARD, c1912-20.
Greeting card from around the time of World War I.
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WORLD WAR I: DOGS.
Dogs used by the French army to find wounded soldiers at night or on hazardous battlefields during World War I. Photograph, c1916.
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HISTORICAL FRENCH UNIFORMS.
Member of the Republican Guard, 1871.
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HISTORICAL FRENCH UNIFORMS.
Member of the National Guard in old uniform during the siege of Paris. Contemporary French lithograph, 1870/1871.
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OUROBOROS, 16th CENTURY.
The dragon Ouroboros. Woodcut from the 16th century French magic manuscript, 'La Magie noire.'
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LOUIS J.M. DAGUERRE
(1789-1851). French painter and inventor of the daguerreotype. Daguerre discovering the daguerreotype process: American engraving, 19th century.
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PROTESTANTS, c1730.
French Protestants worshipping by night in the Church of the Desert. Line engraving, c1874.
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WORLD WAR I: CAVALRY.
French cavalrymen wading their horses through a stream in pursuit of the retreating German army after the First or Second Battle of the Marne, 1914 or 1918. Photograph.
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FRANCE: ARMY, c1750.
Costumes of the French army throughout the 18th century. Chromolithograph, 1875.
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WORLD WAR I: FRANCE, c1918.
American troops peeling potatoes with several children at a village in the Meuse region of France.
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FRENCH AIRMEN, 1942.
Members of fighter squadron Normandie-Niemen photographed in Rayak, Lebanon in 1942 during World War II.
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SYRIA: FRENCH ARMY, 1920.
French General Henri Joseph Eugene Gouraud reviewing French troops in Syria. Photograph, 14 July 1920. Full credit: Tallandier - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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FERDINAND de LESSEPS
(1805-1894). Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps. French diplomat and promoter of the Suez and Panama Canals. Caricature drawing, c1880.
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GASPARD DE COLIGNY
(1519-72). French Protestant leader, admiral of France adviser to King Henry IV and King Charles IX. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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TALLEYRAND: MEMOIRS.
Manuscript page from the memoirs of French statesman Charles Maurice de Talleyrand (1754-1838), relating experiences from his time residing in the United States, 1794-96.
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WOMEN'S FASHION, 1778.
A bourgeoise followed by a Moorish servant, who carries the train of her robe. French color fashion plate, 1778.
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FASHODA INCIDENT, 1898.
Lieutenant Victor Emmanuel Largeau, a leader of a French expedition to Fashoda, Egypt, in a failed attempt to force Britain out of Egypt. Engraving, English, 1898.
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CRIMEAN WAR, 1854.
The 5th French regiment of the line passing through the Porte des Dunes, on their way to camp in Boulogne, after the start of the Crimean War, 1854. Contemporary English wood engraving.
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PIERRE BOULEZ (1925-).
Composer conductor Lausanne Switzerland 1972. Photographed by Horst Tappe.
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ALBERTINE SARRAZIN (1937-1967).
Writer 24532. Photographed by Horst Tappe.
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NICOLAS POUSSIN (1594-1665).
French painter: steel engraving, English, 19th century, after a self-portrait.
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GAMBLING TABLE, 1886. 'A Mass of Gold and a Crowd of Hands. Scene at a gambling table at the Casino of Monte Carlo. Drawing, 1886, by Paul Renouard.
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WORLD WAR I: FRENCH TRENCH.
Alert French soldiers in a trench in northern France, during World War I. Stereograph, 1914-1918.
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WOMEN'S FASHION, c1814.
A 'merveilleuse' wearing an ermine-lined coat and ball costume. Etching, c1814, by Georges Jacques Gatine after Horace Vernet.
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FRANCE: MENU, 1900.
Menu for a banquet held at the restaurant 'La Tour d'Argent' in Paris, 6 April 1900.
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FRANCE: FRANCHE-COMTÉ TOWN.
View of the town of Dole in Eastern France, a place similar to the setting of the beginning of Stendhal's novel 'Le Rouge et le Noir,' published in 1830.
Drawing by Pointurier, 1827.
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RENE DESCARTES (1596-1650).
French mathematician and philosopher. Line engraving, French, 18th century.
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VERNE: 20,000 LEAGUES, 1870. 'There, under my eyes, ruined, destroyed, lay a town.' Engraving after a drawing by Alphonse de Neuville from an 1870 edition of Jules Verne's 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.'
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FRANCE: AMBOISE.
Château d'Amboise and the surrounding town in the Loire Valley, seen from the fields. Line engraving by J. Rigaud, c1700.
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WOMEN'S FASHION, 1843.
Two women wearing redingote dresses. French color fashion plate from 'Petit Courrier des Dames,' 1843.
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VIETNAM: INSURRECTION, 1888.
French troops capturing Ham Nghi, the former Emperor of Vietnam, who had gone into hiding in Annam during the Can Vuong uprising against French colonial rule, November 1888. Contemporary American newspaper engraving.
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WORLD WAR I: FRENCH CAMP.
French troops relaxing at camp during World War I. Stereograph, c1916.
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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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LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Louis XV in the role of Apollo in Phaeton, engraving by Martin. France, 18th century. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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BALLOONING: US, 1793.
Jean Pierre Blanchard and a small dog ascend from the Walnut Street Prison yard in Philadelphia for the first balloon flight in the United States, 9 January 1793. Wood engraving.
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THE WORLD SOUL, 1487.
Representation of the Christian concept of 'Anima Mundi,' the World Soul, with the four elements, and Christ as 'Anthropos,' the Primal Man. Woodcut, French, 1487.
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