English: Professor Auguste Piccard (front right) with his family and engineer Kipfer in front of the capsule of the stratospheric balloon with which a flight will be made. The scientists have on their heads helmets made from sewing baskets and pillows.
Lion of Belfort by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, sculptor of the Statue of Liberty, is iconic to the city of Belfort. It commemorates French resistance of the Prussians during the Siege of Belfort (Dec 1870 to Feb
In on the first attempt, Sargent passed the rigorous exam required to gain admission to the École des Beaux-Arts, the premier art school in France. He took drawing classes, which included anatomy and perspective, and gained a silver prize.