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Item ID: 109827  
  

PARIS FLOOD 1910 Old Postcard Barrage de la Monnaie, Ecluse, Disasters

French Vintage Old Postcard. Disasters. Disaster, Flooded, Flooding, Floods. France. The Great Flood of River SEINE. Inondations de Paris (January / Janvier 1910) La Grande Crue de la Seine - Le Barrage de la Monnaie recouvert par le Eaux. On apercoit la Guerite de l'extremite de l'Ecluse. Des Bois et des Tonneaux sont charries par le Fleuve. / The dam of the Currency covered by the waters. We perceive the Gate of the extremity of the Lock. Wood and barrels are kidding by the River.

Publisher: J.H. J. Hauser Photo.-edit. Paris
Background: In 1910 there has been a terrible flood in Paris. Water not only flooded along the river Seine but went through the newly built Metro network into the center of the city. On January 28, 12 days after the beginning of the flood, water was 6 meters higher than usual at the Pont d'Austerlitz. Throughout the city you can still find marks of this flood.

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39

PARIS FLOOD 1910 Old Postcard Barrage de la Monnaie, Ecluse, Disasters


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