The transatlantic "France", the day of its launch, May 11, 1960, in the Atlantic shipyards at Saint Nazaire. Several hundred thousand spectators attend this event. The ship was launched at 4:15 p.m., half an hour before high tide. At 4.30 p.m., General de Gaulle delivers a speech, which concludes with "And now let France end and go to the ocean, to sail and serve!" Long live France, long live France! "
Keywords used by Archives Ouest-France to describe this photograph: Archives Ouest-France 1960, ocean liner, boat at sea, Saint Nazaire, vintage, history, old photography, black and white
This art photograph was taken with a film camera. The picture is printed on satin paper using the latest inkjet printing technologies.
Each print is coated with a protective varnish to ensure long-lasting preservation.
270g/m2 satin-finish paper.
Mounting on aluminium
The photograph is laminated on a 2mn Dibond aluminium plate with a frame on the back to easily hang the photograph on the wall.
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27x20, 45x34, 63x47, 80x60, 100x75.
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This photograph is part of a limited edition of 300 copies worldwide.
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|Framing 40x30||27x20, 30x20, 30x24|
|Framing 60x50||45x34, 45x36, 51x34|
|Framing 80x60||60x48, 63x47, 70x47|