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Photosensitive: photographs from the arsenal in the industrial age

Cultural ,  Exhibition ,  Historic in Rochefort
  • The year 1927 marked the closure of the Rochefort military arsenal: the last workers left the naval construction department, entrusting the Port Archives with the task of preserving the documentation gathered over its two and a half centuries of existence. In order to preserve these sources, the Service historique de la Défense has undertaken to digitise them, following an inventory and packaging project. The photographs presented here are enlargements made from high-definition digital...
    The year 1927 marked the closure of the Rochefort military arsenal: the last workers left the naval construction department, entrusting the Port Archives with the task of preserving the documentation gathered over its two and a half centuries of existence. In order to preserve these sources, the Service historique de la Défense has undertaken to digitise them, following an inventory and packaging project. The photographs presented here are enlargements made from high-definition digital reproductions, in order to provide maximum detail.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • Site, building totally accessible
    • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities
Schedules
  • From June 27, 2022
    until December 15, 2022
  • Monday
    1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    1:30 PM - 4:30 PM