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Item ID: 157667  
  

PARIS FLOOD 28 Jan. 1910 Old Postcard Aspect de Ile des CYGNES Crue Maximum 9m50

Vintage Old French Postcard. Disasters. Disaster. Flooding. Flooded. Floods. France. The Great Flood of River SEINE. Inondations de Paris (January / 28 Janvier 1910) Paris Indonde - Cliche 28 Janvier. Aspect de l'Ile des Cygnes (Crue Maximum 9m50) BYRRA. Snow.

Publisher: A.N. Paris
Series No: 9
Faults: Minor crease at bottom right tip, tiny surface wear on back
Addressed to: Allier
Stamp: 10c Sower
Condition: Used
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:£7.99€10.39US$10.79

PARIS FLOOD 28 Jan. 1910 Old Postcard Aspect de Ile des CYGNES Crue Maximum 9m50


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