Today in #Borders: the annexation of Savoy to France

Today #Borders goes back to Savoy, for the 50th anniversary of the 1860 annexation.

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This postcard from the Archives départementales de la Savoie shows the visit of the President of the Republic (Armand Fallières) to Chambery, in 1910, and the parade with an annexion wagon.

You can explore these and more documents on Archives Portal Europe: https://www.archivesportaleurope.net/ead-display/-/ead/pl/aicode/FR-FRAD073/type/fa/id/FRAD073_2Fi_1-8561_v4_1_ark/unitid/2Fi+1-8561+-+2Fi+2817/search/0/savoie+annexion

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