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The Stages of Love: the Barometer of the Poilu, the French soldier. The soldier on active service burns. The soldier in the reserve is less passionate but shares a sacred love. The territorial home guard soldier and his wife share a tempered love, while the new recruit is candid and frank. Love, in this barometer, is ultimately extinguished, and the old soldier prefers the company of his pipe. The shoes at the top of the barometer illustrate the urgency of the active soldier and his mate.
Text:
Active: Amour Ardent
Réserve: Amour Divin
Territorial: Amour Temperé
Bleuet: Amour Candide
G.V.C.: Amour Eteint
Active: Burning Love
Reserve: Divine Love
Territorial: Love Tempered
Bleuet (young recruit): Ingenuous Love
G.V.C.: Love Extinguished
E.M 197
Reverse:
Tirage Bromure G. Piprot, Boulogne-sur-Seine. Visé Paris Numéro au Verso

The Stages of Love: the Barometer of the Poilu, the French soldier. The soldier on active service burns. The soldier in the reserve is less passionate but shares a sacred love. The territorial home guard soldier and his wife share a tempered love, while the new recruit is candid and frank. Love, in this barometer, is ultimately extinguished, and the old soldier prefers the company of his pipe. The shoes at the top of the barometer illustrate the urgency of the active soldier and his mate.

Image text

Active: Amour Ardent

Réserve: Amour Divin

Territorial: Amour Temperé

Bleuet: Amour Candide

G.V.C.: Amour Eteint



Active: Burning Love

Reserve: Divine Love

Territorial: Love Tempered

Bleuet (young recruit): Ingenuous Love

G.V.C.: Love Extinguished

E.M 197



Reverse:

Tirage Bromure G. Piprot, Boulogne-sur-Seine. Visé Paris Numéro au Verso

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"The Stages of Love: the Barometer of the Poilu, the French soldier. The soldier on active service burns. The soldier in the reserve is less passionate but shares a sacred love. The territorial home guard soldier and his wife share a tempered love, while the new recruit is candid and frank. Love, in this barometer, is ultimately extinguished, and the old soldier prefers the company of his pipe. The shoes at the top of the barometer illustrate the urgency of the active soldier and his mate."

Image Text

Active: Amour Ardent

Réserve: Amour Divin

Territorial: Amour Temperé

Bleuet: Amour Candide

G.V.C.: Amour Eteint



Active: Burning Love

Reserve: Divine Love

Territorial: Love Tempered

Bleuet (young recruit): Ingenuous Love

G.V.C.: Love Extinguished

E.M 197



Reverse:

Tirage Bromure G. Piprot, Boulogne-sur-Seine. Visé Paris Numéro au Verso

Image Date

Thursday, September 14, 1916

Tags

barometer du poilu, stages of love, 1916-09-14, 1916, love