Recently rediscovered daguerreotype with 18 exposures of the moon attributed to French photographer Antoine-François-Jean Claudet taken c. 1846-1852. [3396×4000]

Recently rediscovered daguerreotype with 18 exposures of the moon attributed to French photographer Antoine-François-Jean Claudet taken c. 1846-1852. [3396×4000]

Piece of metal from a plane of French World War 1 flying ace Adolphe Pégoud gifted to Charles Lindbergh. Possibly from the plane that Pégoud was flying when he shot down and killed on August 31, 1915. [4622×2845]

Piece of metal from a plane of French World War 1 flying ace Adolphe Pégoud gifted to Charles Lindbergh. Possibly from the plane that Pégoud was flying when he shot down and killed on August 31, 1915. [4622×2845]

Albarello drug jar to store syrup of French lavender which was used to treat disorders of the brain and nerves, including paralysis, epilepsy, spasms, tremors and pain, Italian, c. 1600-1800. A portrait of Roman military hero Horatius Publius Cocles is on the side. [2832×4256]

Albarello drug jar to store syrup of French lavender which was used to treat disorders of the brain and nerves, including paralysis, epilepsy, spasms, tremors and pain, Italian, c. 1600-1800. A portrait of Roman military hero Horatius Publius Cocles is… Continue Reading

Peue ‘Ei headdress with a crown of porpoise teeth. Attributed to the island of Ua Pou, Modern day French Polynesia. 19th century. [1536×1202]

Peue ‘Ei headdress with a crown of porpoise teeth. Attributed to the island of Ua Pou, Modern day French Polynesia. 19th century. [1536×1202]

Wooden paddle recovered from a German dugout on Armistice Day by an Allied soldier on November 11, 1918. Believed to originally have been from a French peasant’s house. [5067×2558]

Wooden paddle recovered from a German dugout on Armistice Day by an Allied soldier on November 11, 1918. Believed to originally have been from a French peasant’s house. [5067×2558]