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Photos show faces of First World War soldiers on the eve of battle

For much of the First World War, the small French village of Vignacourt was always behind the front lines ¿ as a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops of all nationalities moving up to and then back from the battlefields on the Somme.

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Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, England built in 1874 in the neo Renaissance French style for the Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild. It now belongs to the National Trust and is open to the public

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Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor, England, front view. The castle was built in the Neo-Renaissance style of a French château between 1874 and 1889 for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild (1839–1898) as a weekend residence for grand entertaining. Open for weddings, private dinners even today.

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Photos show faces of First World War soldiers on the eve of battle

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Photos show faces of First World War soldiers on the eve of battle

The never-before-seen images of Western Front troops were uncovered almost a century after they were taken having lay hidden in an attic in a farm house in Vignacourt, northern France.

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Christmas Decor Ideas | Christmas Wall Decor Ideas - Many wonderful ideas for interior, and even some exterior, decorating ideas.

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Corset bodice * 1735 - 1750 Made from blue silk brocade with a large scale design of naturalistic flowers in pinks, greens and yellows. This is French silk - point rentree 1735-1737. There are blue linen tabs. It is lined with linen. It is heavily boned with eyelet holes down the backs and fronts for the stomacher. Sleeves would attach with blue ribbon. The cuff of the sleeves is trimmed with cream silk ribbon. There are 6 hip tabs. (female) (foundation garment)

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Viennese Whirls

Last night I came home from work craving my pajamas, a lazy take away and a evening in front of the TV with Kris and the cats. Those plans ...

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WWI, 1916. "Glad to be out of the trenches. French troops enjoying a period of respose in the rear after service in the trenches in front of Verdun." The nations at war, published 1917. -Archive.org

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Photos show faces of First World War soldiers on the eve of battle

The photographs capture what military life was like for the troops as well as some of the ...

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Man's coat of brown figured silk, high neckline with no collar, shaped front and full skirt which is interlined, possibly with horsehair, deep turn-back cuffs faced with pale blue silk, coat lined with pale blue silk, cuffs and pockets trimmed with silver lace: English, about 1740 Museum reference K.2004.88

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National Library of Scotland, C.1215 - French soldier and his wife returned to one of the captured villges in search of cash they had buried before the invasion

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Hand-sewn, hand-woven fabrics, partly silk fabric in plain weave with and without bonding pattern and brooch ring, partly linen fabric in plain weave. Balusters ant. of baleen United Kingdom London Spitalfields Creation date Between 1785 and 1795

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National Front mayor creates 'Rue du Brexit' in French town

French Front National (FN) mayor of Beaucaire, Julien Sanchez, creates a Rue de Brexit