Paris is an amazing and magical city, with streets on both banks of the Seine. Its historical center has been developing for many centuries.
1. The cleaners of the Louvre. Inserted into a living frame, the cleaners create an exciting resemblance to the work of Gustave Caillebotte "Parquet Floors".
2. Too fast, too hard. On October 22, 1895, launched at full speed to compensate for its delay, the train failed to slow down in time. He crossed the Montparnasse train station, broke through its facade and drove 10 meters ahead.
3. The Tuileries Regatta. In March 1943, little Parisians launched white sailboats off the shores of the Tuileries reservoir.
4. Glass entrance. Nation Square, 1950. A regular vendor laid out vegetables in front of the open glass entrance to the subway.
5. Festive mill. A circle of dancers at the mill in Montmartre surrounded the square during a popular ball, circa 1900.
6. The wheel of the twentieth century. Carousels and attractions accompanied the celebration on the occasion of the huge World Exhibition of 1900, which marked the transition to the beginning of the new century.
7. Jump into perspective. In the summer of 1944, the daredevil, taking off like an angel, threw himself into the Seine from the Jena Bridge.
8. The beach at the New Bridge. Children and dogs are floundering in the Hay with the onset of warm days in 1935.
9. Snow-covered bridge. It was possible to get to the institute in the winter of 1946 on the Bridge of Arts only by this snow-covered road.
10. Accepting with open arms. On the terraces of the Eiffel Tower, this panorama was presented to tourists who dreamed in front of the Chaillot Palace, which seemed to accept them with open arms.
11. Priestess of the holiday. During the 1900 World's Fair, the banks of the Seine around the Eiffel Tower were occupied by new pavilions that had dominated here since 1889.
12. The Chimera of Notre Dame. The vampire, leaning on the top of Notre Dame, seemed to be frozen in amazement before the panorama of Paris.
13. Dizziness. A fearless worker puts the construction of the Eiffel Tower in order. The last floor of this large yoke is located at an altitude of 276 meters — a beautiful view.
14. Paris, as it has not been seen before! From the terrace of the first floor of the Eiffel Tower, Paris lovers can admire the city thanks to the spyglasses that can be found in souvenir shops (1889-1890).
15. Street lights. Mira Street. Street lamp cleaners have been climbing gas lamps on their large ladders since 1766 to keep the flame burning, clean the windows and detect leaks (1944).
16. Trade in a newsstand. Newspapers, magazines and reports are sold at newsstands, these small city churches equipped on the sidewalks and locked at night with shutters (near the St. Lazarus station, 1899).
17. French cancan. The French cancan, a popular dance at public balls in the 1830s, was revised and corrected in the 50s during a folk festival by a girl from the circus troupe Fanny.
18. The remains of the Tuileries Palace, view from the Carousel Square, 1878. The balloon, tied by the inventive balloonist Giffard, allowed to be head in the clouds, it could accommodate about 50 passengers and rose to a height of almost 600 m.
19. View from the Arc de Triomphe on Kleber Avenue, 1900. The Arc de Triomphe rises above the Champs-Elysees and protects the fire at the Grave of the Unknown Soldier.
20. The flood of the Seine in front of the St. Lazarus station, 1910. In 1910, the capital suffered from a flood, Parisians moved by boat. On January 28, the water level reached 8.62 m and returned to the previous level for 35 days.
21. Ice captivity. The severe frost of 1893 caused the Seine to freeze, which was covered with ice and made the barges on the Grenelle embankment motionless.
22. Installation of scaffolding on Notre Dame. Paris, 1952. A dizzying view for the three workers who fenced off the gargoyles to secure the scaffolding.
23. A couple in love. Lovers in the Tuileries Garden watch the maneuvers of cars on the Place de la Concorde, March 1952.
24. Avenue du Bois in the 1900s. The Avenue du Bois, created by Napoleon, made it possible to connect the Champs — Elysees — Tuileries — Louvre-Rivoli axis with the Bois de Boulogne. Now it became known as Avenue Foch.
25. Florist. A well-chosen collar and muff, high-heeled boots and a decorated hat-the fashionista lingered at the extreme flower of the florist of the Bois de Boulogne, who pushes his cart along the western side of Paris (circa 1910).
26. A balloon seller on the Place Saint-Michel. These balloons are waiting for children to take to the air over the Seine from the left bank, in front of the Place Saint-Michel (1938).
27. Autumn poetry. Lovers alone in the whole world in the autumn haze of the Tuileries Gardens, 1945.
28. Sale of puppies at the flea market. Everything is sold and everything is bought at the flea market — both fleas and flea carriers.
29. The World Exhibition of 1900. The Eiffel Tower is proud of its height these thirteen years, erected as the mistress of the festive and pompous World Exhibition of 1900.
30. Hotel de Ville and the Bridge d’Arcol. Bridge D’The Arcole, the first unsupported iron bridge over the Seine, connected the Hotel de Ville on the right side and the Hotel Dieu on the island of Cité.