Paris, France - Place de la Concorde, 1898

The Place de la Concorde in Paris, France, from the southeast. Landmarks include two fountains, an obelisk, the Ministere de la Marine, the Rue Royale, the Madeleine Church, and the Hôtel de Crillon. Numerous pedestrians and several carriages and horse drawn wagons are visible. The Place de la Concorde is one of the main squares in the city of Paris, and was first constructed in 1755. The obelisk was a gift from Egypt, where it originally stood at the opening of the temple of Luxor, and was erected in Paris in 1833. The buildings behind the Obelisk are the Hôtel de Crillon and the Ministere de la Marine, the French Naval Ministry. The Rue Royale separates both buildings. Between these buildings is L'église de la Madeleine, (1898).
Date Original
New York State Archives. New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Visual Instruction. Instructional lantern slides, ca. 1856-1939. A3045-78, A5130.
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