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PARIS FLOOD 30 Jan. 1910 Old Postcard La Rue Saint-Andre-des-Arts Flooded StreetVintage French Old Postcard. Disaster Disasters. Floods Flooding. France. The Great Flood of River SEINE. Inondations de Paris (January / Janvier 1910) Crue de la Seine - Rue Saint Andre des Arts. Flooded Street Scene. Le 30 Janvier 1910.
Faults: Minor wear and marks, slightly trimmed at left 9cm x 13.8cm
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.
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