Browse Items (155 total)

  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "France"

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Postcards/Album/rb-wwi-postcards-145.jpg
Message on card reads "This card shows the effect of a bomb from a Gotha. Jan 1919. Love from James"

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/WWI/Keystone/kvc-078.jpg
This marvelous palace is one of the sights of Europe. Tourists who visit France inevitably go to Versailles, where the gay court of Louis XIV disported itself in prodigal magnificence in bygone days. Versailles is a city of considerable importance,…

Film of the State Visit paid to France in April 1996 by King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia, showing in particular his reception at the Elysee Palace by President and Madame Jacques Chirac.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/WWI/Keystone/kvc-077.jpg
On this great day Paris was almost delirious with joy and pride. The terrible war which had strained the resources and taxed the spirit of France almost to the limit had ended in glorious victory ; the dreaded enemy beyond the Rhine whose threats and…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/WWI/Keystone/kvc-068.jpg
Before us is the celebrated Cathedral at Reims, one of the architectural glories of France. It was completed in the 14th century and its facade is considered one of the most perfect masterpieces of the Middle Ages. The interior is 450 feet long, 98…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/WWI/Keystone/kvc-002.jpg
August 13th, 1914, was a memorable day for this historic and picturesque old French city. On that day, for the first time in the memory of living men, British soldiers, traditional enemies of France, landed on its quays and marched through its…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/WWI/Keystone/kvc-069.jpg
Who has not heard of Lens, "the heart of the great coal region in northern France ?" Who has not read of the desperate battles there in 1915 and 1917, of the final evacuation by the Germans in October, 1918, when their whole line, from Germany to the…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/WWI/Keystone/kvc-003.jpg
After the Germans were defeated on the Marne in 1914 they did everything consistent with a hasty retreat, to hamper the pursuing French. In this case they have wrecked a railway bridge to cut what would otherwise be the route of the supply trains for…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Ephemera/ephemera-105.jpg
Also includes a Includes card titled "Greetings from France"

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Postcards/Album/rb-wwi-postcards-083.jpg
Message on card reads "France 24/6/17. Dear Winnie, Here is a view of Amiens which I have visited. Note the cathedral in the distance it stands out on its own and I can assure you there are many fine buildings there. Business seems to be carried…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/WWI/Keystone/kvc-064.jpg
France did not desire this terrible war. It was thrust upon her. In order to prevent even the appearance of provocation, French troops were ordered on July 30, 1914, to retire ten kilometers from the German frontier, surrendering important advantages…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/WWI/Keystone/kvc-043.jpg
These hundreds of men in their slickers and web belts have passed through the rigorous routine of the embarkation camp which is located two or three miles beyond that high wall in the distance and are now tramping for the last time down the principal…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/WWI/Keystone/kvc-013.jpg
This was a scene of almost daily occurrence during the Great War. France suffered terribly. Hundreds of villages were completely blotted out. Literally scarce one stone left standing upon another. None can comprehend how complete the destruction save…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Pamphlets-Ephemera/rb-wwi-pamphlets-001.pdf
By placing the first five maps round that of Germany and Austria the strategy of the Allies will be clearly perceived. The tightening of this cordon should be watched with the greatest interest to which these Maps will materially assist.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Postcards/Album/rb-wwi-postcards-119.jpg
Monument eleve aux frais de la Veuve du General Lefebvre-Desnouettes, don’t le mari perit dans un naufrage sur les cotes d'Irlande, en 1822. Erige sur une eminence, il sert de point de repere aux navigateurs.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Postcards/Album/rb-wwi-postcards-082.jpg
Message on card reads "Somewhere 30/10/16. Dear Winnie, Just a card to let you know I received your nice long letter. Will answer it in the course of a few days. I think I told you that I am away from the battery for two months at a veterinary…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/WWI/Keystone/kvc-029.jpg
Soissons, spread out along the sloping banks of the Aisne, peaceful, and beautiful with its magnificent cathedrals, its parks, schools and busy industrial life is before you, in ruins. Early in 1915 the first German shell came hurtling through the…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/WWI/Keystone/kvc-056.jpg
The Church of Notre Dame de Brebieres at Albert was built of brick and thus differed from most of the churches of France, which are usually built of stone. But it was a handsome structure and before the war attracted many visitors. Albert lies a few…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Postcards/Album/rb-wwi-postcards-165.jpg
Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "France 13/1/17 Dear Winnie, Just a card to let you know I am quite right again. I am going to the base. Yours Stan"
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2