3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Paris (France)--History--Siege, 1870-1871.

  1. Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, 1539-1929

    8,000 items. 27 containers plus 17 oversize. 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of items gathered by Gaston Tissandier, an aeronaut and scientist, with additions by his brother, Albert Tissandier, an artist and aeronaut, and his son, Paul Tissandier, also an aeronaut. Includes the collection of J. F. Dupuis-Delcourt, an airship builder, brought together prior to 1860 and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Mostly in French, the collection pertains primarily to balloon flights of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, but also includes material concerning early heavier-than-air flight and the aeronautical career of Gaston and Albert Tissandier as well as art work of Albert Tissandier.

  2. E.B. Washburne papers, 1829-1915

    37,000 items. 144 containers. 31.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative from Illinois, diplomat, lawyer, and historian. Principally correspondence covering most phases of Washburne's career from his election to Congress in 1852 until 1882. Includes letterbooks, 1869-1877, of official correspondence and communications during Washburne's term as minister to France.

  3. Cartoons about the Franco-Prussian War in French, German, and Italian

    662 prints : lithographs, some hand-colored and wood engravings ; sheets 65 x 50 cm and smaller.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of printed caricatures and political cartoons in French, German, and Italian primarily about the Franco-Prussian War and the Siege of Paris in 1870-1871. Most are removed from periodicals such as, L'Eclipse and La Charge. Some later material satirizes the political situation in France following the conclusion of the war. These include sheet music for a song denouncing Napoleon III and a lithographed board game about the Dreyfus Affair in French politics.

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