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PARIS FLOOD Janvier Fevrier 1910 Postcard Villa InondeeFrench 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 - Villa Inondee. Janvier-Fevrier. January - February.
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.
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