35 Amazing Postcards Document Maritime Life of France Around 1900

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Maritime history is the broad overarching subject that includes fishing, whaling, international maritime law, naval history, the history of ships, ship design, shipbuilding, the history of navigation, the history of the various maritime-related sciences (oceanography, cartography, hydrography, etc.).

Maritime life of France around 1900

Maritime history also includes sea exploration, maritime economics and trade, shipping, yachting, seaside resorts, the history of lighthouses and aids to navigation, maritime themes in literature, maritime themes in art, the social history of sailors and passengers and sea-related communities.

Here below is a set of amazing postcards from Claude LACOURARIE that show maritime life of France around 1900.

Audience. Arrival of the tide

Audience. Arrival of the tide

Audierne. The seaweed harvest

Camaret-sur-Mer. Caulking boat fishing

Camaret-sur-Mer. Fishing boats at anchor

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