The Focus section brings to light documents from public or private collections now preserved at the Archives municipales de Bordeaux.


Endowed with historical value or particularly remarkable aesthetic qualites, a document can also prove to be surprising or simply amusing. 

Focus on ... Auguste Bordes (1803-1868)

Auguste Bordes, an architect, historian and watercolorist


1917, an artist going to the front : Raphaël Delorme and the WWI

Letter written by Raphael Delorme, May 24, 1917 (1 S 3 1)

Discover a witness account of WWI by the artist Raphaël Delorme.



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  • Emmanuel Aragon, artiste invité aux Archives Bordeaux Métropole
    On 27/11/2018
    Rencontre avec l'artiste plasticien dans l'exposition "Mémoire de pierre de la Grande Guerre"Find out more