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Marne Collection

Background imageMarne Collection: Wounded Saved by Dog

Wounded Saved by Dog
A wounded French soldier at the battle of the Marne is saved when the regimental dogs bark brings ambulance men to where he is lying

Background imageMarne Collection: General Sarrail / Stamp

General Sarrail / Stamp
General MAURICE SARRAIL (1856 - 1929) commander of the third army at the battle of the Marne (1914) then the French forces in the Orient (1915-1917)

Background imageMarne Collection: On ne passe pas. 1914... 1918. Par deux fois j ai tenu et

On ne passe pas. 1914... 1918. Par deux fois j ai tenu et vaincu sur la Marne. A soldier standing on a battlefield wearing gas mask around his neck. Poison gas was first used in World War I

Background imageMarne Collection: The Mills on the River Marne at Meaux, France

The Mills on the River Marne at Meaux, France
The Mills, built on wooden piles on the River Marne at Meaux in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Ile-de-France region in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. Date: circa 1900

Background imageMarne Collection: The Oven or Kiln, Chepy Brickworks, Marne department, France

The Oven or Kiln, Chepy Brickworks, Marne department, France
The Oven or Kiln, Chepy Brickworks (Briqueterie) - Marne department in north-eastern France. Date: circa 1907

Background imageMarne Collection: Relaxing By The Marne

Relaxing By The Marne
This sketch shows a number of families relaxing on the banks of the river Marne in France, by the mill of Charentonneau. Date: circa 1901

Background imageMarne Collection: REMEMBERING THE DEAD

REMEMBERING THE DEAD
On the anniversary of the battle of Marne, French villagers decorate a war grave with the Tricolore flag Date: 1915

Background imageMarne Collection: WW1 - How Allies reached the North Sea - Battle of the Marne

WW1 - How Allies reached the North Sea - Battle of the Marne 1914

Background imageMarne Collection: Circuit in Reims, France for Grand Prix de la Marne

Circuit in Reims, France for Grand Prix de la Marne
Motor racing track circuit in Reims, France, for the Grand Prix de la Marne. 1930s

Background imageMarne Collection: Opening of Grand Prix de la Marne, Reims, France

Opening of Grand Prix de la Marne, Reims, France
Opening of Grand Prix de la Marne, near Reims, France, the fastest European road circuit. 20th century

Background imageMarne Collection: Alfa-Romeos, opening lap of Grand Prix de la Marne, France

Alfa-Romeos, opening lap of Grand Prix de la Marne, France
Three Alfa-Romeos at about 140 mph during the opening lap of the Grand Prix de la Marne, France, with Louis Chiron ahead of Achille Varzi and Guy Moll. 1934

Background imageMarne Collection: Grandstand straight, Grand Prix de la Marne

Grandstand straight, Grand Prix de la Marne
Grand Prix de la Marne - Soffietti and Lord Howe driving at full speed down the Grandstand straight. 1936

Background imageMarne Collection: Calendar, September 1914, WW1

Calendar, September 1914, WW1
Calendar, September 1914 -- Battle of the Marne, First World War. By Hermann-Paul. 1914-1915

Background imageMarne Collection: Dead Turcos on the battlefield

Dead Turcos on the battlefield
Photograph showing dead Turcos (native Algerian troops) near Fere-Champenoise in Marne, in October 1914. Date: October 31st 1914

Background imageMarne Collection: A Fight for a chateau

A Fight for a chateau
Frederic Villiers showing a struggle between French and German troops during the Great Battle of Marne, September 1914. Date: 1914

Background imageMarne Collection: SPORT FOR DISABLED / 1895

SPORT FOR DISABLED / 1895
Sport for the disabled at Nogent-sur-Marne - men with wooden legs competing for first place Date: 1895

Background imageMarne Collection: FRENCH DOMESTIC BUILDING

FRENCH DOMESTIC BUILDING
A superb example of debut-de- siecle French domestic architecture - a private hotel at Nogent-sur-Marne, with fancy decoration applied to every nook and cranny. Date: 1905

Background imageMarne Collection: FRANCE / COULOMMIERS

FRANCE / COULOMMIERS
Le chateau de Coulommiers, Seine-et-Marne Date: 17th century

Background imageMarne Collection: FRENCH STONE VILLA

FRENCH STONE VILLA
A charming stone-built villa at Veneux-Nadon (Seine-et- Marne, France) : architect Felix Ollivier Date: 1909

Background imageMarne Collection: CHATEAU DE JOINVILLE

CHATEAU DE JOINVILLE
Le chateau de Joinville (Haute Marne), home of the Sires de Joinville and later of the ducs de Guise Date: circa 1840

Background imageMarne Collection: Barbizon, France - Bas-Breau Hotel

Barbizon, France - Bas-Breau Hotel
Barbizon in the Seine-et-Marne department in north-central France - Former home of Jean Baptiste Georges Gassies (French painter 1829-1919) and Charles-Emile Jacque (French painter 18131894)

Background imageMarne Collection: Dutch East Indies. Ambon Island, 1612

Dutch East Indies. Ambon Island, 1612
Map of the island of Amboina (Ambon) in the South Moluccas. 1612. Capital of the Dutch East Indies, colonies established by the Dutch East India Company. Engraving. FRANCE. Ό E-DE-FRANCE

Background imageMarne Collection: French artillery, Battle of the Marne, France, WW1

French artillery, Battle of the Marne, France, WW1
French artillery in action with a 75 mm field gun during the Marne and Aisne campaigns, France, First World War. Date: September-October 1914

Background imageMarne Collection: Italian artillery in Hautvillers, France, WW1

Italian artillery in Hautvillers, France, WW1
Italian artillery in Hautvillers, Marne, north eastern France, during the First World War. British and French soldiers can also be seen. Date: 1918

Background imageMarne Collection: France / Fontainebleau

France / Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau (Seine-et-Marne)

Background imageMarne Collection: Reims, France - interior of Reims Cathedral

Reims, France - interior of Reims Cathedral, also called Notre-Dame de Reims (Our Lady of Reims) in Marne. circa 1910s

Background imageMarne Collection: Souvenir postcard celebrating Victory - Battle of the Marne

Souvenir postcard celebrating Victory - Battle of the Marne Date: circa 1916

Background imageMarne Collection: Joseph Joffre (1852-1931). French general during World War

Joseph Joffre (1852-1931). French general during World War. Engraving. 20th century

Background imageMarne Collection: Boating on the Marne

Boating on the Marne
La Marne retrouvee - a couple paddle peacefully on the river near Paris which was the scene of bitter fighting during the recent World War One. Date: 1919

Background imageMarne Collection: Girls School Class

Girls School Class
Pupils at the Ecole Uruguay- France, Seine-et-Marne, on Saturday, 3 June Date: circa 1905

Background imageMarne Collection: WW1 Battle of the Marne - The Last Gunner at Morin

WW1 Battle of the Marne - The Last Gunner at Morin
World War 1 Battle of the Marne - The Last Gunner at Morin, England. Artist C Clark Date: 1914

Background imageMarne Collection: Rue de la Blond, Arc-en-Barrois, Haute-Marne

Rue de la Blond, Arc-en-Barrois, Haute-Marne
Rue de la Blond, Arc-en-Barrois, near Chaumont, Haute-Marne, France. Date: 1910s

Background imageMarne Collection: The Town - WW1, Rheims, Marne

The Town - WW1, Rheims, Marne
The Town - World War 1, Rheims, Marne, France. Showing a panorama of German destruction Date: 1910s

Background imageMarne Collection: The Cathedral, Rheims, Marne

The Cathedral, Rheims, Marne, France. Showing the west door Date: 1910s

Background imageMarne Collection: WW1 damage at Dormans - Saint-Hippolyte Church

WW1 damage at Dormans - Saint-Hippolyte Church
Two young boys pose amid the damage at Dormans, Marne, France showing the ruined Saint-Hippolyte Church following heavy fighting in the village during WW1

Background imageMarne Collection: MENJAUD, Alexandre (1773-1832). Napoleon, Marie

MENJAUD, Alexandre (1773-1832). Napoleon, Marie Louise and the King of Rome. 1812. Familiar scene of Napoleon Bonaparte with his second wife, Marie Louise of Austria and his son Napoleon II

Background imageMarne Collection: BRY, Theodor de (1528-1598). ndian Village Secota

BRY, Theodor de (1528-1598). ndian Village Secota or Secoton and her garden. Folio 93 of fida tamen narratio Admiranda of commodis et incolarum ritibus Virginiae

Background imageMarne Collection: On the Properties of Things (De proprietatibus rerum)

On the Properties of Things (De proprietatibus rerum) (15th c.), translation by Jean Cordichon of the encyclopedic work of the Franciscan Bartholomaeus Anglicus

Background imageMarne Collection: France. Cathedral of Reims

France. Cathedral of Reims
FRANCE. Reims. Cathedral of Notre-Dame. Main facade. Detail of the Smiling Angel (Angel of the Annunciation). French school. 13th century. Gothic art. Relief on rock

Background imageMarne Collection: Paris, France - Choisi-Le-Roi

Paris, France - Choisi-Le-Roi. Date: 1828

Background imageMarne Collection: A curved stem pipe, finely hand carved - WWI

A curved stem pipe, finely hand carved - WWI
A curved stem pipe, finely hand carved by and belonging to Driver P. S. Wilson, a lorry driver with the Army Service Corps. during the First World War

Background imageMarne Collection: A straight stem pipe, finely hand carved - WWI

A straight stem pipe, finely hand carved - WWI
A straight stem pipe, finely hand carved by and belonging to Driver P. S. Wilson, a lorry driver with the Army Service Corps. during the First World War. Signature on base of pipe - P. S. WILSON

Background imageMarne Collection: Letter opener Engraved Aisne and Marne

Letter opener Engraved Aisne and Marne
Letter opener. Engraved Aisne and Marne. Trench Art

Background imageMarne Collection: Quintagonal WWI photo frame

Quintagonal WWI photo frame
Quintagonal photo frame containing round swivel frame engraved in brass with the names and dates - Mons 1914 : Marne 1914 : La Basse 1915 : Ypres 1914/15 : Arras 1915 : Vimy 1917

Background imageMarne Collection: Marshal Joffre pointing and exclaiming

Marshal Joffre pointing and exclaiming
JOFFRE A LA MARNE - plaque in relief showing Marshal Joffre pointing and exclaiming Et maintenant en avant !. Louis Octave Mattei, Born C. 1880. French Sculptor And Engraver Of Medals

Background imageMarne Collection: Hand to hand encounter on the Marne, 1914

Hand to hand encounter on the Marne, 1914
A hand-to-hand encounter as part of the Marne offensive, at Germigny L Eveque, near Varreddes, France, between a section of French African troops and German infantry

Background imageMarne Collection: General Sarrail

General Sarrail
General MAURICE SARRAIL (1856 - 1929) commander of the third army at the battle of the Marne (1914) then of French forces in Gallipoli and later Salonika (1915-17). Date: 1916

Background imageMarne Collection: German retreat from Paris - first Battle of the Marne

German retreat from Paris - first Battle of the Marne
An incident in the Battle of the Morin on 10th September 1914 (part of the larger first Battle of the Marne) : an early-morning surprise when British infantry dislodged the Germans during their



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