Gorgeous illustrations from the 1930’s issues of French Vogue
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Gorgeous illustrations from the 1930’s issues of French Vogue

In the early 1930’s, the French edition of Vogue included a column on newly published records featuring great illustrations by Swiss artist Herbert Libiszewski, aka Libis (1897-1985). Here is a small selection. Source: Gallica. November 1931 – http://c.bnf.fr/fMvMay 1930 – http://c.bnf.fr/fMHJune 1933 – http://c.bnf.fr/fMEJune 1930 – http://c.bnf.fr/fMKMay 1932 – http://c.bnf.fr/fMBApril 1930 – http://c.bnf.fr/fMy June 1931 … Continue reading

Sound heritage and Azeri folk music… A guest contribution in the French Huffington Post
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Sound heritage and Azeri folk music… A guest contribution in the French Huffington Post

As part of the 2015 European Heritage Days, the French Huffington Post invited the team of the BnF’s digital library Gallica to become a one-day community manager. For this occasion, several “Gallicanautes” (these intensive users of Gallica sharing their finds online) were invited to publish an article about a document of their choice. I chose to write … Continue reading