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Portfolio - EUROPE. 1979. Train Journey Through France
Erich Hartmann
In the autumn of l979, Erich and Ruth Hartmann bought train passes and set off on a journey around France with no set route, no firm destinations and no hotel reservations. Train passes made it possible to decide on the spur of the moment where to go next, a single small suitcase each made it possible to run for a train if its route beckoned, to book into the station hotel and spend the day investigating the surroundings.

Destinations were often chosen after a glance at the day's departure board revealed an interesting place name. In fact the journey went clockwise around the borders of France...

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FRANCE. Dijon. 1979. A man eats in a dining car as people pass...
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FRANCE. Aix-les-Bains. 1979. A young family embraces on the train...
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FRANCE. Chamonix. 1979.
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FRANCE. Chamonix. 1979. A terrace overlooks mountains and the...
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FRANCE. Annecy. 1979.
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FRANCE. Annecy. 1979. Laundry hanging in window with shutters....
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FRANCE. Annecy. 1979. Swan on lake, misted mountains beyond.
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FRANCE. Chambery. 1979. People waiting on train station platform....
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FRANCE. Narbonne. 1979. Man running for train.
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FRANCE. Carcassonne. 1979. Fortifications of the medieval city....
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FRANCE. Carcassonne. 1979. Fortifications of the medieval city....
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FRANCE. Narbonne. 1979. People embrace through a train window....
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FRANCE. 1979. A woman boards a train in a small town between...
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FRANCE. 1979. Train in mountainous landscape in soutwestern France,...
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FRANCE. 1979. Hikers, forest, and stream seen from a moving train...
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FRANCE. Pau. 1979. Woman looking out of hotel bedroom window....
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FRANCE. Biarritz. 1979.
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FRANCE. Libourne. 1979. A man in a beret waits on a station platform....
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FRANCE. Poitiers. 1979. Street scene reflected in window.
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FRANCE. Poitiers. 1979. Cathedral of St. Pierre.
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FRANCE. Poitiers. 1979. Child running, grocery basket with bread....
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FRANCE. 1979. Chateau de Chenonceau.
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FRANCE. 1979. Chateau de Chenonceau.
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FRANCE. 1979. Chateau Chaumont/Loire.
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FRANCE. 1979. Chateau Chambord.
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FRANCE. 1979. Clos Luce. Amboise. Last residence of Leonardo...
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FRANCE. Chateau d'Amboise. 1979. Dog at ticket window of chateau....
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FRANCE. near Tours. 1979. Grove of poplar trees reflected in...
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FRANCE. 1979. Landscape and highway seen from a moving train....
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FRANCE. Cagnes-sur-Mer. 1979. The house of painter, Pierre-Auguste...
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FRANCE. Nice. 1979. A passenger and porter with a luggage cart...
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