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Bastille Day, July 14

In preparation of the yearly Bastille Day celebration, Swiss born photographer Florence Henri documented men working on a scaffolding to install a banner of the French flag at the entrance of The Tuileries gardens in Paris in 1937. On the right and in the background the equestrian … Continue reading

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Moving Pictures

Unidentified Photographer, Evacuation of the Louvre Art Treasury – The “Raft of the Medusa” of Gericault evacuated from the Louvre in a truck that usually carries stage scenery, 1939 Weegee, [Gallo, 15 Downing St.]. ca. 1956 Weegee, [Reliable Thrift Shop], … Continue reading

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