Captain Alfred Dreyfus – from Vanity Fair, London 1899.

This very striking image of Captain Dreyfus on trial at Rennes is from the Vanity Fair issue of September 7th, 1899.  The Dreyfus Affair was a scandal that rocked France in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.   A Jewish artillery captain in the French army, Alfred Dreyfus (1859-1935), was falsely convicted of passing … Continue reading Captain Alfred Dreyfus – from Vanity Fair, London 1899.