The Île-de-France in a port

Entering service for Compagnie Générale Transatlantique in 1927, the liner, Île-de-France, embarked on its maiden voyage...

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Eiffel tower

The 1930s refers to the period from 1930 to 1939. The decade was marked by famines, the deepening of the economic crisis...

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Elegant woman

In the 1930s, women often wore body-hugging clothes to achieve a graceful silhouette. Outfits and accessories were...

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Woman with an elegant makeup

During cruises in the 1930s, women wore subtle makeup to allow their natural beauty to shine through. Here are some makeup...

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Dancing scene

Recreate a 30’s atmosphere at your dinner party by enjoying some Jazz.   Dinner is a good time for talking. Take advantage by...

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Woman with a Charleston headband

During the gala dances on transatlantic liners, the Charleston headband was a highly prized accessory. Easily recognized by...

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A dancer

Throughout the 20s and 30s, cabarets attracted great numbers, eager to watch spectacular shows in a joyful and glamorous...

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Restaurant on a boat

Gourmet cuisine is considered to be part of the art of living in France and is an integral part of its identity....

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A video film

From the most magnificent ships to the most tragic shipwrecks, cinema closely followed the history of transatlantic voyages (...

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Menu of a restaurant

Crossings by transatlantic liner, Île-de-France, were an opportunity to showcase French gourmet cooking. The cheeseboard was...

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