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May 2, 2020

Wonderful Europe in 1913 Through Amazing Found Photos

These amazing found photos from John Rochon show wonderful life of Europe in 1913. They were taken by future Commander Arthur Fitzgerald Cochrane of the Royal Navy while a cadet prior to WWI during his motoring tour through Europe in the early 1910s.

Amy with the Cafe Restaurant National in the background, circa 1913

Amy and Arthur Cochrane, somewhere in Spain, circa 1913

England. Boats in Portsmouth Harbour, circa 1913

England. Gloucester Road Station, London, circa 1913

England. House of Parliament, London, circa 1913

England. Sack race, circa 1913

England. St. Mary's Church, Widford, Essex, circa 1913

England. Victoria Monument at Royal Victoria Park, Bath, circa 1913

England. William Cochrane and his driver are seen parked across from the Carlton Hotel in London, circa 1913

England. Women with bicycle at St. Mary's Church, Widford, Essex, circa 1913

England. York Minster Cathedral, circa 1913

France. Hotel de Paris, circa 1913

France. Motor tour at Palais des Papes, Avignon, circa 1913

France. Palais des Papes in Avignon, circa 1913

France. Park in Avignon, 1913

France. Road trip, circa 1913

France. Road trip, circa 1913

France. Roman Triumphal Arch in Orange, circa 1913

France. Sainte Agnes, circa 1913

France. Sainte Agnes, circa 1913

Italy. Cafe Orientale at left and the Hotel Royal Danieli at right, Venice, circa 1913

Italy. Cafe Orientale at right, taken from the Hotel Royal Danieli, Venice, circa 1913

Italy. St. Mark's Cathedral and Doge's Palace, Venice, circa 1913

Italy. St. Mark's Cathedral and Doge's Palace, Venice, circa 1913

Italy. St. Mark's Cathedral and Doge's Palace, Venice, circa 1913

Italy. St. Mark's Cathedral, Venice, circa 1913

Italy. St. Mark's Square, Venice, circa 1913

Italy. The Doge's Palace, Venice, circa 1913

Italy. The Doge's Palace, Venice, circa 1913

Italy. Venice, circa 1913

Italy. Venice, circa 1913

Italy. Venice, circa 1913

Mediteranian street scenes, circa 1913

Motoring tour through Europe, 1913

Motoring tour through Europe, 1913

Spain. Amy Cochrane on burro, circa 1913

Spain. Arousa Bay, circa 1913

Spain. Arousa washing day, circa 1913

Spain. Arousa women and burro, circa 1913

Spain. Arousa, circa 1913

Spain. Arousa, circa 1913

Spain. Arousa, circa 1913

Spain. Mountain bridge, circa 1913

Spain. Mountain village, circa 1913

Spain. Vigo, circa 1913

Spain. Women in Arousa, circa 1913

Steam train, circa 1913

Switzerland. Amy taking a toss, circa 1913

Switzerland. Engelberg, 1913

Switzerland. Engelberg, 1913

Switzerland. Lunch at Engelberg, 1913

Switzerland. Lunch at Engelberg, 1913

Switzerland. Rink at Engelberg, 1913

Switzerland. Rink at Engelberg, 1913

Switzerland. View up the valley, 1913




2 comments:

  1. wonderful .. yet sad too as they did not know what was coming ...

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  2. Unknown, that was my thought as well.

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