The U.S. labor Commission delegates visit Napoleon's tomb and other landmarks in Paris, France after World War I
Paris France Date:1919 Duration:2 min 7 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Scenes in Paris soon after end of First World War. Exteriors of Napoleon's Tomb in Paris, France shortly after armistice ending World War 1. Pedestrian and light vehicular traffic outside the building. The U.S. labor Commission delegates pose in courtyard of Les Invalides where they observe military armament. View of 7th arrondissement street intersection of Rue du Bac, Boulevard Raspail and Saint Germain. Wide and close up views of monument to French Engineer Claude Chappe (Inventor of telegraphy) sculpted by Emile Louis Macé. (This monument was removed by order of the Vichy government in World War 2 and melted down). Workers at the Place de la Nation remove sandbags from Dalou’s sculpture “Triumph of the Republic”. Two other monuments are seen, including one carved like a mural in white stone.
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