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Vintage D. Mastroianni real photo postcard depicting Ursus throwing the aurochs in Quo Vadis. From Mastroianni's Quo Vadis series of postcards. Quo Vadis, a book by Polish Nobel Prize winning novelist Henryk Sienkiewicz, is a love story set in Nero's Roman. It was first published in 1895.

Vintage D. Mastroianni real photo postcard depicting Ursus throwing the aurochs in Quo Vadis. From Mastroianni's Quo Vadis series of postcards. Quo Vadis, a book by Polish Nobel Prize winning novelist Henryk Sienkiewicz, is a love story set in Nero's Roman. It was first published in 1895.

Guillaume Apollinaire. Circa 1910

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Guillaume Apollinaire A poet and writer with a considerable influence on surrealism and dadaïsm. Shortly arrested for stealing the Mona Lisa.

A Lady in Black (aka The Red Shawl) - William Merritt Chase 1883 Impressionism

huariqueje: “ A Lady in Black (aka The Red Shawl) - William Merritt Chase 1883 Impressionism ”

The Queen’s Hospital For Facial injuries by Lobley J Hodgson (1918)

John Hodgson Lobley - The Queen’s Hospital for Facial Injuries, Frognal, Sidcup- The toy-makers’ shop - 1918

Stretcher bearers

MEDICAL HEROES OF WWI - Dr Emily Mayhew, a professional historian, has been telling the story of the stretcher bearers of the Great War.

Un bagno a mare nel 1890.

"Bathing Beauties circa It's crazy to me that this was what women got to relax and soak up the sun in! And now women wear dental floss!

World War One. Ambulance for horses offered to the British Blue Cross and created by the Baron Keen-Hargreaves, for the horses wounded and abandoned on battlefields, mid-February 1915. Photograph published in the newspaper  Excelsior  of Tuesday February 16, 1915.

Ambulance for horses offered to the British Blue Cross and created by the Baron Keen-Hargreaves, for the horses wounded and abandoned on battlefields, mid-February Photograph published in the newspaper Excelsior of Tuesday February

World War One. Ambulance dogs from Maisons-Laffitte and Samois heading to the front. Paris, Tuileries park, on May 14, 1915. Photograph published in the newspaper  Excelsior  of Saturday, May 15, 1915.

World War One. Ambulance dogs from Maisons-Laffitte and Samois heading to the front. Paris, Tuileries park, on May Photograph published in the newspaper Excelsior of Saturday, May

World War One. Inspection of a section of rescue dogs leaving for the front. Paris, Tuileries park, 1915.

World War One. Inspection of a section of rescue dogs leaving for the front.

World War One. Gala for the war wounded at the Trocadero. Master Blin, hero of Dixmude, recipient of the Legion of Honour, of the military cross, getting a bunch of lily of the valley. Paris, on May 1st, 1915. Photograph published in the newspaper  Excelsior  of Wednesday, May 5, 1915.

World War One. Gala for the war wounded at the Trocadero. Master Blin, hero of Dixmude, recipient of

World War One. Hospital settled at the Lycée Buffon high school. Testing of poison masks. Paris, August 1915. Photograph by Charles Lansiaux (1855-1939). Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris.

On Paris en Images, discover over photos of the City of Paris collections (photographic collections from Roger-Viollet, City museums and public libraries).

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A Tank in Action. It's the forward movement in this painting that caught my eye, the heroes advancing en mass alongside new technology.

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