Thursday, 26 August 2010

The illustrated world 1859

Thanks to Patrick for these images of which he says
two images for today , both engravings from original french newspapers "le Monde illustré" (the illustrated world)

first is from April 30 1859 issue , scene inside the Napoleon barracks in Paris , the 84th of line leave for Toulon and italy , from a sketch by Mr Robert , a lieutnant in this regiment says the newspaper...
second , may 7 1859, Lyon railroad station In Paris , the infantry leave for Italy
note the cantinières in both images ...

1 comment:

  1. Really nice images. Thank you for posting these. Great images of Cantinieres.