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Picture No 10008081
Date 16 April 1850
Description Basse-Chaine collapse, Angers, France
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Collapse of the Bridge of the Basse-Chaine, a suspension bridge over the River Maine at Angers, France. It broke when a battalion of French soldiers was marching across it, and over 200 of them were killed.
Source Unattributed French engraving
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10008081 - Collapse of the Bridge of the Basse-Chaine, a suspension bridge over the River Maine at Angers, France. It broke when a battalion of French soldiers was marching across it, and over 200 of them were killed.

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