Arrivée des Américans à Paris, Aux Invalides, postcard (front).
Description:
This is the front of a black and white photograph postcard issued to mark the arrival of American troops in Paris on July 4, 1917. The image shows a line of non-military and military officials standing in the Cour d'honneur at L'Hôtel national des Invalides (Les Invalides) in Paris. French Marshal Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre (formerly the Commander-in-Chief of French forces on the Western Front) and American General John Joseph Pershing (Commander of the American Expeditionary Force), both of whom are wearing military uniforms, can be seen talking to each other in the middle of the line of officials. A crowd of civilians and other military personnel can be seen behind the line of officials.
Physical Description:
image.postcard.black and white 9.0 x 14.0 cm
Language:
French

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series A/V (Audio/Visual)
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Arrivée des Américans à Paris, Aux Invalides, postcard (front). [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series A/V (Audio/Visual) . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved October 19, 2019 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9613
Rights:
This material has been made available with the consent of the copyright holders and can be used in accordance with fair dealing provisions of Canadian copyright law. For more information, please contact the Osler Library of the History of Medicine.
Creator:
Le Deley, E., publisher.
Notes:
The postcard caption reads: "ARRIVÉE DES AMÉRICANS À PARIS (4 Juillet 1917) - Aux invalides."

Call Number:
A/V 10-1