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Visual display of the Place de la Concorde : nous y sommes passés le 14 juillet soir

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Place de la Concorde : nous y sommes passés le 14 juillet soir

  • ca. 1860-ca. 1869
Paris: B. K. edit
  • Tissue view of the Place de la Concorde during the celebration of a national fesitval. Pierced to show the illumination on buildings and on the garlands of gas lamps. Despite the date (July 14) suggested by the title handwritten on the back (possibly not contemporary) the likely date of the photo suggests this is the festival of August 15, the national holiday of the Second Empire. Series: Paris instantané.
  • From the private collection of James L. Woods (University of Wisconsin–Madison. Libraries).

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Date
ca. 1860-ca. 1869
Publisher
Paris: B. K. edit
Language
French
Description of Original
Height: 8.8 cm.; Width: 17.6 cm.
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