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Jan 25th, 2013, 02:51 PM
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Color photos of Paris in the early 1900s

A whole treasure-trove of color images from Paris just after the turn of the century, courtesy of the Lumière borthers...

http://curiouseggs.com/extremely-rar...y-1900s-paris/

Some of these are really extraordinary.
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Jan 25th, 2013, 02:58 PM
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Those are stunning! Thank you, mr_go.

(and don't you just love that their surname was Lumière?)
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Jan 25th, 2013, 03:05 PM
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merci beaucoups monsieur - incroyable!
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Jan 25th, 2013, 06:56 PM
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Lovely. Thanks for sharing.
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Jan 25th, 2013, 07:10 PM
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Those are beautiful. I could look at the details in them for hours. Thank you.
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Jan 25th, 2013, 07:32 PM
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Those are stunning. Thanks for the link.
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Jan 25th, 2013, 07:32 PM
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Thanks you . I saw a few of these earlier in black and white on a blog, but these are special.
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Jan 25th, 2013, 07:59 PM
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More info about the photos including some "then" and "now" comparisons (click on the "then" photo).

http://www.paris1914.com/#!/
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Jan 25th, 2013, 08:11 PM
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Wow!
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Jan 25th, 2013, 09:06 PM
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Oh my god these are beautiful. Has anyone ever gone to the Albert Kahn Museum in Paris where these are from? Are they on exhibit?

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Formidable!
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Jan 26th, 2013, 04:48 AM
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Rich, alluring, historic - Merci!
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Wonderful -- thanks for posting them
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