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Barricade during the Paris Commune in 1871 I am currently writing an essay about “landscapes of insurgencies” across which the architectural typology of the barricade is, of course, pre…

The Champs-Elysees photographed from the Porte Maillot in 1871after the Franco-Prussian war

A photographic highlight selected by the picture desk. On 28 January 1871 Paris surrendered to the Prussians ending the Franco-Prussian war

1901. Buildings to be demolished on SE corner of Delancey to make way for the Williamsburg Bridge.

Buildings to be demolished on SE corner of Delancey to make way for the Williamsburg Bridge.

Barricade in the Rue de la Paix - Paris Commune 1871, by Bruno Braquehais

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Lettre d'Émile Zola, au deuxième jour de la "Semaine sanglante" de la Commune de Paris.

A barricade on Rue Voltaire, after its capture by the regular army during the Bloody Week

La rue Royale, vers 1860-1870, il y a 150 ans! (photo par Ferrier et Soulier).  Paris d'antan, Facebook

Rue Royale La rue Royale, vers il y a 150 ans! (photo par Ferrier et Soulier)

Commune de Paris 1871

Paris after Bloody Week (La Commune), 1871

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