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Paris (France)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = France

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.108, 23 May 1843-13 June 1843

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/108
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Lyell's observations while traveling from Shoreham, to Paris, to Angers, while visiting notable geological sites displaying "faluns", a stratum particular to France of shell beds from the Cenozoic period. He makes note of interactions with geologists Jules Desnoyers, Alexandre Brongniart, and Stokes, who is likely to be Charles Stokes. The notebook is mostly written in pencil, with illustrations by Lyell and Desnoyers. Locations: London - Shoreham -...
Dates: 23 May 1843-13 June 1843
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"Recueil de Desseins Ridicules", by Georges Focus

Identifier: Coll-1945
Scope and Contents This is a bound manuscript volume containing approx. 125 pen-and-ink drawings by Georges Focus, often signed by the author and sometimes dated 1694 or 1695. This artwork was produced during his confinement at the Parisian asylum 'Les Petites Maisons', where he was sent in 1680. The illustrations represent various scenes, such as episodes of the artist’s life taking place in mainly Parisian or Roman settings, and excerpts from Virgile Travesti by the poet...
Dates: 1694-1695

Section 1: Paris, c 1850-1852

Identifier: Coll-20/1/1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series consists of five boxes of photographs showing scenes of Ireland, Paris, Switzerland, Rome, Pompei, Athens, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Cairo, Thebes, Abu Simbel, Nubia, Petra, and more.

Dates: c 1850-1852

Typescript entitled "A Lost Night" by Nancy Cunard, c 1920-1921

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0148
Scope and Contents This is an eight-page typescript of a previously unknown story from the early 1920s, written by Nancy Cunard. This short, well-written piece is the only fiction Cunard is known to have written, and is set in Paris in the beginning of the 1920s. It relates the unravelling of a relationship between the narrator and Leo, a ‘casual loitering adventurer’, told from a self-aware female perspective. It reveals much of the author's' thinking on relationships, sexuality and emotional involvements;...
Dates: c 1920-1921