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Paris, France

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 File

1 case containing glass slides of Italy, England, Greece and France, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/3437/WDTR/3/1/4
Scope and Contents In 1955 Lord Taylour photographs various locations in England, France, Italy, Sicily and Greece, including Hever Castle, Paris, Rome, Monreale, Siracusa, Athens, Venice, Stratford-on-Avon and Cambridge colleges. This is a varied album, comprising of images of ancient Greek and Roman architectural sites and artwork, castles, churches and cathedrals, views of streets, Renaissance art, and landscapes, as well slides of Cambridge colleges and a fantastic image of Laurence Olivier and Vivien...
Dates: 1955
 Series — DCPP/AMO/4

Diary of Anne Elizabeth Fisher, vol IV, 1855-03-01 - 1855-09-11

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/AMO/4
Scope and Contents Includes several pressed flowers and small printed cast list of comic opera (in French), with list of books read in 1855 at back. Notable entries include: (21 Mar) Sermon in Church for Fast Day for the [Crimean] War, including reference to [Florence] Nightingale; (28 Mar) French and English fleet going again to the Baltic; (19-20 April) visit of the Emperor and Empress of France, viewed from a shop window close to Somerset House and outside Buckingham Palace the next day, illuminations...
Dates: 1855-03-01 - 1855-09-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Open. Some in need of conservation - access to transcripts may be provided as an alternative.
 Series

Letters written by Lily Ballot during the Franco-Prussian War and the Siege of Paris, together with some later letters, 1870 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Parkes 17a/1/1/12
Scope and Contents Chiefly from Lily Ballot (née Belloc), chiefly to members of her family, including her mother, Louise Swanton Belloc; her godmother, Adelaide de Montgolfier; her sister Louise; her brother Louis and her sister-in-law Bessie (née Parkes). Addressed variously to Chère bonne mère / Chère bonne amie etc. Chiefly written 1870-71, when Lily remained in Paris during the Franco-Prussian War and the Siege of Paris, many of the letters talk of the situation in Paris during this period: precautions...
Dates: 1870 - 1895
 Series

Letters written during the Franco-Prussian War and the Siege of Paris, 1870-08-29 - 1871-04-27

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Parkes 17a/1/2/17
Scope and Contents Letters written by Adelaide de Montgolfier to Louise Swanton Belloc while the latter was in exile in England during the Franco-Prussian War. The letters describe the progress of the war and the deprivations caused by the Siege of Paris, also the state of affairs at the house at La Celle St Cloud, attempts to put things there into safekeeping etc. The first letters in the series predate the departure of Bessie and Louis Belloc for England with their children Marie and Hilaire. People...
Dates: 1870-08-29 - 1871-04-27
 File — GCPP Parkes 17a/1/1/12a

Transcripts of letters written by Lily Ballot during the Franco-Prussian War and the Siege of Paris, 1870-08-31 - 1871-04-12

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Parkes 17a/1/1/12a
Scope and Contents

The file contains transcripts of most but not all of the original letters at GCPP Parkes 17a/1/1/12. It also contains transcripts of some letters whose originals appear not to have survived. The transcripts are incomplete in parts and may be occasionally inaccurate.

Dates: 1870-08-31 - 1871-04-12
 File — GCPP Parkes 17a/1/2/17a

Transcripts of letters written during the Franco-Prussian War and the Siege of Paris, 1870-08-29 - 1871-03-24

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Parkes 17a/1/2/17a
Scope and Contents Forty-three transcripts of letters written by Adelaide de Montgolfier to Louise Swanton Belloc while the latter was in exile in England. The letters describe the progress of the war and the deprivations caused by the Siege of Paris, also the state of affairs at the house at La Celle St Cloud, attempts to put things there into safekeeping etc. The first letters in the series predate the departure of Bessie and Louis Belloc for England with their children Marie and Hilaire. People mentioned...
Dates: 1870-08-29 - 1871-03-24

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