In this original work by Lotza, we go to Biarritz in the Basque Country to bathe at the Grande Plage. Known as the main beach in Biarritz, the Grande Plage was called “la côte des Fous” in the early 19th century, because therapeutic bathing was practised there to restore sanity to the insane. The turning point came in 1854, when the town became the holiday residence of Napoleon III and his wife Eugénie. You will notice that the Villa Eugénie, located at the bottom of the illustration, was built by Napoleon III for his wife Eugénie. The building was built in the shape of the letter E, which we can see from a height.
You will find below a situation to better see the postcard.
The postcard is sent (via La Poste) in a bubble envelope.