Aerial drawing print of Paris prior to 1871

Title

Aerial drawing print of Paris prior to 1871

Subject

Paris

Description

This albumen print photograph is part of series, "Le Nouveau Paris," by photographer "J. D." This view looking east from above the Arc de Triomphe prior to the May 23, 1871 destruction by fire of the Tuileries Palace shows Baron Haussmann's new diagonal boulevards and roadways along the river quais, creating modern vehicular circulation in the choked medieval city. This updating of the old city was accomplished during the reign of the Second Empire, 1852-70, under Napoleon III.

Creator

J.D.

Publisher

Edward H. Bennett Collection

Date

1870

Relation

Marcia O. and Edward H. Bennett III Collection (Lake Forest College)

Format

image/tiff

Type

Image

Identifier

lfspbennett00112.tif

Original Format

photographic print

Physical Dimensions

28.5 x 22 cm (11 1/8 x 8 1/2 in)

Files

lfspbennett00112.tif

Citation

J.D., “Aerial drawing print of Paris prior to 1871,” Digital Collections - Lake Forest College, accessed June 27, 2017, http://collections.lakeforest.edu/items/show/2096.

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