Postcards—France

David W. Hughes Collection—Postcards

 

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Paris

  1. Notre-Dame Church and bridges, watercolor. Addressed to: Mrs. John R. Noon Sr. [Edith]. From: Lulu. May 7, 1954.
  2. Quai des Grands-Augustins et Pont-Neuf—bridge in foreground; buildings and trees in background.
  3. Arc de Triomphe, watercolor. Writing on back which serves as a trip journal—card no.4.
  4. Avenue des Champs-Elysees with Arc de Triomphe in background. Writing on back which serves as a trip journal—card no.5.
  5. Le Quai de Conti—Vender stand in foreground; bridge and buildings in background. Writing on back which serves as a trip journal—card no.6.
  6. The Eiffel Tower. Writing on back which serves as a trip journal—card no.7. Signed: Lulu.
  7. Arc de Triomphe—Aerial view. Addressed to: David Alan Hughes, Cape May, NJ. Postmark: 1954.
  8. Eglise de la  Madeleine, watercolor—Parthenon-like building.
  9. Garden of Tuileries—Flowers in foreground; building in background.
  10. Vender stalls in foreground; cathedral in background. Addressed to: David W. Hughes, M.D., Philadelphia, PA. Postmark: 1954.
  11. Opera house—Plaza in foreground; building in background. May 7, 1954.
  12. Merchants selling flowers at Place de la Madeleine. Black & white.
  13. Hotel ClaridgeThe “Bacchus” wine cellar; statue of Bacchus in background. Black & white.
  14. Hotel Claridge—A wine cellar. Black & white.
  15. Hotel ClaridgeThe rotisserie and grill. Black & white
  16. La Place du Tertre, watercolor.

 

Chartres

  1. Chartres Cathedral, sketch. Black & white. Three copies. Two addressed. 1) To: David H. Hughes, M.D., Wyncote, PA. May 12, 1954. 2) To: Mrs. John R. Noon, Sr., Wyncote, PA. from: Dave. Postmark 1958.
  2. Chartres Cathedral showing city rooftops and cathedral towering above. Black & white.
  3. Chartres Cathedral—Aerial view. Black & white.
  4. Chartres Cathedral—As seen in background from les rives de l’Eure.
  5. Chartres Cathedral—Northern rose window.
  6. Chartres Cathedral—Southern rose window.

 

Other Places

  1. Orleans--La Cathedral Sainte-Croix. Black & white.
  2. Nancy—Place Stanislas. Black & white.
  3. NancyFountaine d’Amphitrite.
  4. Le Morvan Pittoresque—Rural scene with cows standing in a stream (no. 89).
  5. Le Morvan PIttoresque—Rural scene with cows and calves in a pasture (no. 26)
  6. Woman in vineyard next to large baskets of grapes labeled Moet & Chandon. Black & white.
  7. La Route de la Schlucht—Shows curving road through mountains.

 

Chateaux (pictures of French castles, black & white or sepia-toned)

  1. Amboise—R. Dorange, editor. Sepia.
  2. Le Chateau d’AmboiseEstel edition. Trip notes on back.
  3. Amboise—Postcard text on front in French. R. Dorange, editor. Trip notes on back; sepia.
  4. Azay-le-Rideau— R. Dorange, editor. Sepia.
  5. Le Chateau d’Azay-le-Rideau—Side view with stream. Estel edition. Trip notes on back.
  6. Chateau de Blois-- Estel edition. Trip notes on back; May 10, 1954.
  7. Blois-- R. Dorange, editor. Trip notes on back; sepia; May 10, 1954.
  8. Chateau de ChambordEstel edition. Trip notes on back; May 10, 1954.
  9. Chaumont— R. Dorange, editor. Sepia.
  10. Le Chateau de Chaumont-sur-Loire—Estel edition.
  11. Chenonceaux— R. Dorange, editor. Sepia.
  12. Chenonceaux—Moat in foreground. R. Dorange, editor. Sepia. Trip notes on back; May 10, 1954.
  13. Le Chateau de Chenonceaux—Moat in foreground. The west front. Estel edition. Trip notes on back; May 10, 1954.
  14. Cheverny—View of southeast front. R. Dorange, editor. Sepia.
  15. Le Chateau de Cheverny—View of south front. Estel edition.
  16. Le Chateau de Chinon—River Vienne in foreground; castle on hill above city in background. Estel edition.
  17. Chinon— River Vienne in foreground. R. Dorange, editor. Sepia.
  18. Langeais— R. Dorange, editor. Sepia. Addressed to: Dr. and Mrs. H. F. Hughes, Cape May, NJ. From Mother. April 12, 1954.
  19. Le Chateau de Langeais—Town in foreground; castle in background. Estel edition.
  20. Langeais—Side view of castle. R. Dorange, editor. Sepia.
  21. Loches—R. Dorange, editor. Sepia.
  22. Usse—Garden in foreground; castle in background. R. Dorange, editor.  Sepia.
  23. Villandry—View of moat and castle. R. Dorange, editor. Sepia. Trip notes on back. May 11, [1954].
  24. Villandry—Text in French on front of postcard. R. Dorange, editor. Sepia. Trip notes on back. May 11, 1954.

 

Postcard Booklet

  1. Portraits Historiques—Twenty-four sketched portraits with bios in English of prominent people of France during the 15th and 16th centuries. Each portrait on separate, detachable card. R. Dorange, editor.

 

 

Collection                        David W. Hughes Collection—Postcards

 

Collection Location          Kenneth J. Shouldice Library

                                        Lake Superior State University

                                        Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

 

Library Location              Special Collections Box 20—David W. Hughes Collection

 

Electronic Location          http://www.lssu.edu/library/hughescollection/PostcardsFrance