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Item ID: 158171  

PARIS FLOOD 1910 Old Postcard Palais Bourbon Courtyard Deputy to Meeting by Boat

Vintage Old Postcard. France French Disasters. Disaster, Flooded, Flooding, Floods. France. The Great Flood of River SEINE. Inondations de Paris (January / Janvier 1910) La Grande Crue de la Seine - La cour du Palais-Bourbon. Un depute se rend a la seance de la Chambre en canot conduit par un marin. Boat. The courtyard of the Palais Bourbon. A deputy went to the meeting of the Canoe House led by a sailor.

Publisher: E.M.
Series No: 25
Faults: Minor surface wear at top
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.


PARIS FLOOD 1910 Old Postcard Palais Bourbon Courtyard Deputy to Meeting by Boat

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