Atget’s Magnificent Door Knockers (5)


Eugène Atget, Hotel de Bourbon Busset, 118 Rue de Grenelle, 1898-1927 (2011.52.13)




Google Street View, 118 Rue de Grenelle, May 2018

Sadly this magnificent and leonine door knocker appears to no longer exist dans la nature…


Eugène Atget, Heurtoir, 18 Rue de Cherche Midi, 1898-1927 (2011.52.15)




Google Street View, 18 Rue du Cherche-Midi, May 2018

Fortunately this magnificent door knocker appears to still exist in the sidewalks and streets of Paris…

Atget lived and worked from 1857-1927.

An exquisite selection of Eugène Atget’s magnificent door knockers presented in chronological order, and an accompanying Google map.

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