Éditions Sekoya has just published Vivre la France, a photo book that combines two sets of portraits taken a century apart. The first set dates back to World War I. Most of the subjects are women and children looking solemn. The men were most likely at the front, and the portraits were probably taken for them. The negative plates were found by Pierre-A Brossault in the attic of a house he bought. All of the portraits were taken in the courtyard of a house in the village of the Jura region of France.
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