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A large balloon is hanging over the old town hall at Calais preparing for take-off. Coloured wood engraving.

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The building shown, the Hôtel de ville of Calais, was considered obsolete in 1885 whe Calais merged with Saint-Pierre-de-Calais. It was replaced by a different building constructed in 1911-1925

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1 print : wood engraving, with watercolour ; image 20.2 x 10 cm

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The start from Calais.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36345i

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