National Geographic : 1942 Apr
Wide World Through Marseille, on Her Mediterranean Coast, France in Normal Times Trades with the World bySea and Air At the right is the old port, along whose shores ancient Phocaean, Greek, and Roman ships once moored. Long since outmoded bysteam navigation, ithas given way to miles of docking space stretching to the left behind protective sea walls. Near the center is Fort Saint-Jean, and beside ittheTransporter Bridge. On the promontory in the foreground stands the School of Medicine and Pharmacy, once a chateau belonging to Empress Eugenie, wife ofNapoleon III(page 533).