This wrought-iron pilaster capital is a French 17th century design.

Wrought-Iron Pilaster Capital

This wrought-iron pilaster capital is a French 17th century design.

An illustration of the Place de la Concorde in Paris, France. It is the largest square in the French capital. It was named Place Louis XV after the king of the time.

Place de la Concorde

An illustration of the Place de la Concorde in Paris, France. It is the largest square in the French…

A French statesman who served as Prime Minister of France on 5 separate occasions, as well as President of France from 1913 to 1920.

Raymond Poincaré

A French statesman who served as Prime Minister of France on 5 separate occasions, as well as President…

"The first Réverbère --oil lantern-- with a metal reflector, used to light the streets of Paris. It was invented by Bourgeois de Châteaublanc in 1765, and used until the introduction of gas." -Bodmer, 1917

Réverbère Oil Lamp

"The first Réverbère --oil lantern-- with a metal reflector, used to light the streets…

A French dramatist, who primarily wrote tragedies.

Jean Racine

A French dramatist, who primarily wrote tragedies.

(1823-1892) French author

Ernest Renan

(1823-1892) French author

Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu, Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu (September 9, 1585 – December 4, 1642), was a French clergyman, noble, and statesman. Consecrated as a bishop in 1607, he later entered politics, becoming a Secretary of State in 1616. Richelieu soon rose in both the Church and the state, becoming a cardinal in 1622, and King Louis XIII's chief minister in 1624. He remained in office until his death in 1642; he was succeeded by Jules Cardinal Mazarin.

Richelieu

Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu, Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu (September 9, 1585 – December 4, 1642),…

Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu, Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu (9 September 1585 – 4 December 1642), was a French clergyman, noble, and statesman. Consecrated as a bishop in 1608, he later entered politics, becoming a Secretary of State in 1616. Richelieu soon rose in both the Church and the state, becoming a cardinal in 1622, and King Louis XIII's chief minister in 1624. He remained in office until his death in 1642; he was succeeded by Jules Cardinal Mazarin.

Cardinal Richelieu

Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu, Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu (9 September 1585 – 4 December…

The French rosette is made of four divisions. A Louis XIII design, it is typically found on furniture, gates, doors and as centerpieces of ceilings.

French Rosette

The French rosette is made of four divisions. A Louis XIII design, it is typically found on furniture,…

The modern French rosette is a ceiling flower made of stucco.

Modern French Rosette

The modern French rosette is a ceiling flower made of stucco.

A philosopher whose ideas influenced the French Revolution and the American Revolution.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

A philosopher whose ideas influenced the French Revolution and the American Revolution.

An illustration of two men shaking hands and kissing each other's cheeks

Shaking Hands

An illustration of two men shaking hands and kissing each other's cheeks

"Shrine of St. Calmine, Duke of Aquitaine, in enameled and gilded copper; early 13th century." -Whitney, 1911

Shrine

"Shrine of St. Calmine, Duke of Aquitaine, in enameled and gilded copper; early 13th century." -Whitney,…

Picture of a typical French Soldier ready for battle.

French Soldier

Picture of a typical French Soldier ready for battle.

The Sitting Sphinx is a modern French Andiron design that was sculpted by Piat.

Sitting Sphinx

The Sitting Sphinx is a modern French Andiron design that was sculpted by Piat.

The Wrought-iron square panel is a French 17th century design.

Wrought-Iron Square Panel

The Wrought-iron square panel is a French 17th century design.

The Modern French Stall was found in the Convent of Elisabeth near Lyons, France.

Modern French Stall

The Modern French Stall was found in the Convent of Elisabeth near Lyons, France.

"The Statue of Liberty was given by the Frenchmen to the people of the United States. The statue cost more than $200,000 and was paid for by 10,000 Frenchman."

The Statue of Liberty

"The Statue of Liberty was given by the Frenchmen to the people of the United States. The statue cost…

This modern strap-work frame was French.

Modern Strap-Work Frame

This modern strap-work frame was French.

This French Renaissance strap-work frame was made during the 17th century.

Renaissance Strap-Work Frame

This French Renaissance strap-work frame was made during the 17th century.

This French Renaissance strap-work frame was made during the 17th century.

Renaissance Strap-Work Frame

This French Renaissance strap-work frame was made during the 17th century.

This Renaissance strap-work frame is French.

Renaissance Strap-Work Frame

This Renaissance strap-work frame is French.

This Rococo strap-work frame is French. During this period the strap-work frame was unsymmetrical and picturesque arrangements.

Rococo Strap-Work Frame

This Rococo strap-work frame is French. During this period the strap-work frame was unsymmetrical and…

This Rococo strap-work frame is French, usually placed in a corner of a wall. During this period the strap-work frame was unsymmetrical and picturesque arrangements.

Rococo Strap-Work Frame

This Rococo strap-work frame is French, usually placed in a corner of a wall. During this period the…

This Rococo strap-work frame is French. During this period the strap-work frame was unsymmetrical and picturesque arrangements.

Rococo Strap-Work Frame

This Rococo strap-work frame is French. During this period the strap-work frame was unsymmetrical and…

The book-cover strap-work tablet was a 16th century design of the French Renaissance. This tablet was suitable for ornaments for stamped-leather and inlaying.

Book-Cover Strap-Work Tablet

The book-cover strap-work tablet was a 16th century design of the French Renaissance. This tablet was…

This strap-work clock-case tablet is a hammered metal that was designed during the French Renaissance period.

Clock-Case Strap-Work Tablet

This strap-work clock-case tablet is a hammered metal that was designed during the French Renaissance…

The door-head symbol is made out of carved wood. A French design, It symbolizes painting during the 18th century.

Door-Head Symbol

The door-head symbol is made out of carved wood. A French design, It symbolizes painting during the…

The French table in the 18th century during the Barocco and Rococo periods had curved legs and bold tops.

French Table

The French table in the 18th century during the Barocco and Rococo periods had curved legs and bold…

The Modern French table.

Modern French Table

The Modern French table.

A French diplomat.

Talleyrand

A French diplomat.

The French lady's girdle tassels is a12th century design. This shows the tassels of a girdle that terminate on the lower end of cords.

French Lady's Girdle Tassels

The French lady's girdle tassels is a12th century design. This shows the tassels of a girdle that terminate…

(1797-1877) French statesman

Louis Adolphe Thiers

(1797-1877) French statesman

This French typographical frame was designed during the Renaissance in the 16th century.

French Typographical Frame

This French typographical frame was designed during the Renaissance in the 16th century.

French Campaign in the Tyrol.Caption below illustration: "Thousands of my Comrades in arms were crushed, buried and overwhelmed by an incredible heap of broken rocks, stones, and trees, hurled down upon us from the top of the mountains."

French Campaign in the Tyrol

French Campaign in the Tyrol. Caption below illustration: "Thousands of my Comrades in arms were crushed,…

(1633-1707) French military engineer and Marshal of France

Sébastien le Prestre de Vauban

(1633-1707) French military engineer and Marshal of France

(1633-1707) French military engineer and Marshal of France

Sébastien le Prestre de Vauban

(1633-1707) French military engineer and Marshal of France

(1717-1787) French minister of Foreign Affairs and confidential advisor to the King

Charles Gravier, Count De Vergennes

(1717-1787) French minister of Foreign Affairs and confidential advisor to the King

(1844-1896) French poet

Paul Verlaine

(1844-1896) French poet

French sailing ship used to sail to Florida.

French Vessel

French sailing ship used to sail to Florida.

(1813-1883) French journalist

Louis Veuillot

(1813-1883) French journalist

(1797-1863) French author

Alfred Victor, Compte de Vigny

(1797-1863) French author

(1431-c. 1484) French poet

Francois Villon

(1431-c. 1484) French poet

A French philosopher during the French Enlightenment.

Voltaire

A French philosopher during the French Enlightenment.

(1694-1778) French poet, historian, and philosopher

Voltaire (Francois Marie Abouet)

(1694-1778) French poet, historian, and philosopher

(1694-1778) French poet, historian, and philosopher

Voltaire (Francois Marie Abouet)

(1694-1778) French poet, historian, and philosopher

The Spectre's Voyage. "There is a part of the Lake of Geneva, between the city and the little village of Clase, which is called "The Spectre's Voyage," and across which neither entreaty nor remuneration will induce any boatman to convey passengers after a certain hour of the night."

The Spectre's Voyage

The Spectre's Voyage. "There is a part of the Lake of Geneva, between the city and the little village…

(1684-1721) French painter

Jean Antoine Watteau

(1684-1721) French painter