Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

French photographer from Paris Julien Knez (Knez Julien) found retro photos made in the period between 1871 and 1968. In the photos you can see how the streets and people of Paris at that time. Then Julien took a picture of the same attractions at the same angle and have combined contemporary photographs with a retro feel.

When you look at these works, one gets the impression that the French photographer was able to open a window into the past, on the streets of Paris late XIX — early XX century.

(Total 16 photos)

Source: boredpanda.com

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

Eiffel tower now and in 1900.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

The Rue du Faubourg du temple, now and in 1871.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

Street Gay-Lussac, and now in 1968.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

Quay Conti, now and in 1900.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

Now place vendôme in 1871.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

Opernplatz now and in 1940.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

The Department store "Printemps" on Boulevard Haussmann now and in 1930.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

"Moulin Rouge" now and in 1900.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

The Grand Palace now and in 1944.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

The river Seine, now and in 1930.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

Luxembourg gardens and now in 1895.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

Boulevard Saint-Denis and now in 1910.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

Arch now in 1909.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

Metro station "Odeon" and now in 1910.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

Opernplatz now and in 1900.

Paris window into the history of the XIX–XX centuries

The hotel de Ville now and in 1944.

Keywords: XIX century | XX century | Paris | Parisians | The past | Then and now | Street | Photographer | France

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