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Origins of Carnival in Jamaica

Origins of Carnival in Jamaica

French Set Girls.BELISARIO Isaac Mendez (1795 - 1849) Red Set Girls, and Jack-in-the-Green.BELISARIO Isaac Mendez (1795 - 1849) John-Canoe / Band of the Jaw-Bone John CanoeBELISARIO Isaac Mendez (1795 - 1849) Koo, Koo or Actor-Boy.BELISARIO Isaac Mendez (1795 - 1849) CloseTitle: French Set Girls.Author: BELISARIO Isaac Mendez (1795 - 1849) Creation date: 1837Date represented: 1837Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0Technical and others indications: Drawing from Sketches of Characters: an Illustration oh the Habits, Occupation and Costume of the Negro Population in the Island of Jamaica, Drawn After Nature and in Lithography by I.

The Communist Party and colonization in the early 1930s

The Communist Party and colonization in the early 1930s

Support the independence of the colonies! © Collections La ContemporainePublication date: July 2008Historical contextA minority voice in France in the 1930s.Since the Berlin conference of 1885, the race for colonies has been a major issue for European countries. France is proud of its achievements in Asia as well as in Africa.

Papety, a French artist in Greece circa 1846

Papety, a French artist in Greece circa 1846

Close Title: Athens, the Acropolis seen from Olympeion Hill Author: PAPETY Dominique (1815 - 1849) Date shown: Dimensions: Height 28.5 - Width 44.6 Technique and other indications: Graphite and watercolor , on white paper Circa 1846-1847 Place of Conservation: Louvre Museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - T.

Parisian parks and gardens

Parisian parks and gardens

View from Parc Montsouris towards the bandstand.VALLÉE Ludovic (1864 - 1939) The Chalet du cycle in the Bois de Boulogne.BERAUD Jean (1849 - 1935) An evening at the Pré Catelan.GERVEX Henri (1852 - 1929) Close Title: Vue du Montsouris park towards the bandstand Author: VALLÉE Ludovic (1864 - 1939) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 186 - Width 153 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of conservation: Carnavalet museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photothèque des Musées de la Ville de Paris - Cliché Toumazet Image reference: 85 CAR 1986 View of the Parc Montsouris towards the bandstand.

Pastor, hero of public health

Pastor, hero of public health

The Marigold, Louis PasteurLE PETIT Alfred (1841 - 1909) Monument to PasteurFALGUIERE Alexandre (1831 - 1900) Close Title: The Marigold, Louis Pasteur Author: LE PETIT Alfred (1841 - 1909) Creation date: 1889 Technique and other indications: Fine earthenware, printing by transfer. Manufacture of Creil and Montereau.

The peasant enters history

The peasant enters history

Close Title: Un vanneur Author: MILLET Jean-François (1814 - 1875) Creation date: 1848 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 38.5 - Width 29 Technique and other indications: Replica with variants of the 1848 Salon painting (destroyed) Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G.

Philippe Auguste and Paris

Philippe Auguste and Paris

Philippe-Auguste had the large Louvre Tower erected around 1200 © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre) / Jean-Gilles BerizziPublication date: December 2019Historical contextAuguste and founderThe name of Philippe Auguste, that is to say Philippe II, is closely associated with the rise of Paris in the 13th century politically, economically and architecturally.

The Basque country

The Basque country

Basque Country.COLIN Gustave Henri (1828 - 1910) The Bidassoa Valley.BARTLETT Paul (1881 - 1965) Basque Landscape.CAMI Robert (1900 - 1975) Close Title: Basque Country.Author: COLIN Gustave Henri (1828 - 1910) Date shown: Dimensions: Height 152 - Width 220 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas.

Modern thought in the face of Catholicism

Modern thought in the face of Catholicism

Close Title: The Magdalen at the Pharisee Author: BERAUD Jean (1849 - 1935) Date of creation: 1891 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 104 - Width 131 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - J.

The pleasures of the Enchanted Island

The pleasures of the Enchanted Island

The Pleasures of the Enchanted Isle in 1664SILVESTRE Israel (1621 - 1691) La Fête & 34; Les Plaisirs de l & 39; Ile Enchantée & 34; given by Louis XIV in VersaillesSILVESTRE Israel (1621 - 1691) The pleasures of the Enchanted Isle in 1664 © Château de Versailles, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Christophe FouinClose Title: La Fête & 34; Les Plaisirs de l & 39; Ile Enchantée & 34; given by Louis XIV in Versailles Author: SILVESTRE Israel (1621 - 1691) Date of creation: 1664 -Date represented: May 5, 1664 Dimensions: Height 28 cm - Width 42.5 cm Technique and other indications: First day, May 5, 1664: the parade of procession of the chariot of Apollo and representing knights Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Palace of Versailles) / Gérard Blot Image reference: 93-001070 / invgravures5783La Festival & 34; The Pleasures of the Enchanted Island & 34; given by Louis XIV to Versailles © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard BlotPublication date: June 2017Academy inspectorDeputy academic directorHistorical backgroundThe royal partyVehicle of the king's glory, the engraving is used to disseminate in a reasonable format and at a relatively affordable price a representation of the Plaisirs de l'Isle enchantée festival of 1664.

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Evacuation of the American battleship USS CaliforniaDestructions at Pearl Harbor after suicide attacksCloseTitle: Evacuation of the American battleship USS CaliforniaAuthor: Creation date: 1941 -Date represented: December 7, 1941Contact copyright: SuperStock / LeemageAgence Leemage, 7 Rue Maître Albert 75005 ParisReference de l & 39; image: SST903-1365 Evacuation of the American battleship USS California © SuperStock / LeemageCloseTitle: Destruction at Pearl Harbor after suicide attacksAuthor: Creation date: 1941 -Date pictured: December 7, 1941Contact copyright: Keystone / Zuma / LeemageAgence Leemage, 7 Rue Maître Albert 75005 Paris Image reference: 411207wwsk09799 Destructions at Pearl Harbor after suicide bombers © Keystone / Zuma / Leemage Date of publication: April 2018 Historical background On December 7, 1941, "a day of infamy" Evacuation of the American battleship USS California and destruction at Pearl Harbor after suicide attacks were both taken by members of the US military on the very day of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.

Relief plans

Relief plans

Close Title: Relief map of the town of Mont-Dauphin Date of creation: 1709 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 290 - Width 342 Technique and other indications: Wood, metal, paper, silk Scale 1/600 Built around 1709, restored and partially updated circa 1763, in the 19th century and in 1947.

Pius VII

Pius VII

Close Title: Pius VII Author: DAVID Jacques Louis (1748 - 1825) Creation date: 1805 Represented date: 1804 Dimensions: Height 86.5 - Width 71.5 Technique and other indications: Commissioned by Bonaparte Oil on wood Place of conservation: Louvre museum (Paris ) websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G.

Pioneer of cinema

Pioneer of cinema

CloseTitle: Baby's Lunch.Author: LUMIÈRE Louis (1864 - 1948) Creation date: 1897Date represented: 1897Dimensions: Height 22 - Width 14.5Technics and other indications: Photogram.Location of Conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - All rights reserved Image reference: 91-000084 / PHO1990-26 © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - All rights reserved Date of publication: February 2008 Historical background The invention of the cinematograph After magic lanterns, chronophotography and the Kinetoscope of Edison, and in line with the work of other inventors, the brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière, son of Antoine, an industrialist from Lyon who made his fortune in photography (he invented the "blue labels" plates and the autochrome process ), developed, at the beginning of 1895, a reversible camera, that is to say capable of recording, shooting and projecting moving images.

The Avignon bridge saved in the 19th century<sup>e</sup> century

The Avignon bridge saved in the 19th centurye century

Pont Saint-Bénézet. district, presenting the bridge, its four arches and its chapel as it is.

Small trades and popular music

Small trades and popular music

The Song Merchant.LEPRINCE Xavier (1799 - 1826) The barrel organ.DAUMIER Honoré (1808 - 1879) Close Title: The Song Merchant.Author: LEPRINCE Xavier (1799 - 1826) Date Created: 1825Date Represented: Dimensions : Height 37.6 - Width 45.2 Techniques and other indications: Oil painting Place of conservation: MuCEM website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - J.

The port of Marseille

The port of Marseille

Close Title: The port of Marseille at sunset Author: ZIEM Félix (1821 - 1911) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 69.5 - Width 111.5 Technique and other indications: Circa 1860 Place of conservation: Musée du Petit Palais Contact copyright : © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - Bulloz website Image reference: 00-011610 / Inv216 The port of Marseille at sunset.

Official portrait of Louis XIV

Official portrait of Louis XIV

Title: Full-length portrait of Louis XIV aged 63 in full royal costume (1638-1715) Author: RIGAUD Hyacinthe (1659 - 1743) Creation date: 1702 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 277 cm - Width 194 cm Technique and other indications : Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Palace of Versailles) / Daniel Arnaudet / Gérard Blot Image reference: 82-000294 / MV2041 Full-length portrait of Louis XIV aged 63 in full royal costume (1638-1715).

Portrait of the Duke of Villars

Portrait of the Duke of Villars

Portrait of the Duke of Villars © City of Marseille, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Jean Bernard Date of publication: June 2020 University of Evry-Val d & 39; Essonne Historical background The Duke of Villars, Marshal of France This painting is regarded as a copy, ten years later, of a first portrait made in 1704.

Portrait of the Imperial Prince

Portrait of the Imperial Prince

Close Title: Portrait of the Imperial Prince Author: LEFEBVRE Jules (1834 - 1912) Creation date: 1870 Date represented: July 17, 1870 Dimensions: Height 56 ​​- Width 46.5 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Château de Compiègne websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - D.