Friday, October 9, 2015

40 Vintage Photographs Illustrate an Old Paris in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries

Late-nineteenth-century France was witness to unprecedented social, economic, and technological change.

1890. Shop window.

1895. Suburban houses.

1895. Suburban houses.

1898. The mansion on the Rue Franc Bourgeois.

1898. Saint-Etienne-du-Mont and the Pantheon.

1898. Boulevard Saint-Germain.

1898. Rue De PrĂȘtre-Saint-Sevres. Church of St. Severin.

1898. Saint Nikolay du Chardonnay.

1898. Natural History Museum.

1899. Trolley baker.

1899-1900. Merchant wire baskets.

1899-1900. Corner of Saint-Sever and Saint-Jacques.

1899-1900. Corner of Saint-Sever and Saint-Jacques.

1899-1900. Hotel Colbert.

1900. Mazarin Library (National Library). The fountain in the courtyard.

1900. Mazarin Library (National Library).

1900. Versailles

1900. Luxembourg Palace.

1900. A festival at the Invalides.

1900. A festival at the Invalides.

1900. A festival at the Invalides.

1900. A festival at the Invalides.

1900. Mansion "La Valette".

1900 Mansion de Castries. Warren Street.

1900. Mansion de Castries. Warren Street.

1900. Mansion of Clermont-Tonnerre on rue du Cherche Midi.

1900. Pont Neuf.

1900. Dante Street.

1900. Dante Street.

1900. Construction of the World's Fair.

1900. Cardinal Street.

1900. Fige Street.

1901. Little Bacchus. Rue de Saint-Louis-en-Isle 61.

1901. The Ile de la Cite, the port Dashires, junk warehouse.

1902. Parc de Saint-Cloud.

1902. Ancient building church choristers of St. Eustache.

1902. Pontoise. The museum in the old Palace of Justice.

1907. Rue Saint-Sauveur. Wine shop "The Golden Sun".

1908. Parc de Saint-Cloud view.

1908. The Paris Mint. Quay Conti.

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