Photos of Paris Then & Now

Over on my photography blog, I am posting a series of "then and now" shots from various locations.  My most recent one is on Paris, so I thought I would share the photos with you here.  All of the "now" photos were taken by me.  I have published to Flickr quite a large collection of photos of Paris, so I thought it fitting to do a then and now post with this iconic city.

Notre Dame then:

Notre Dame, ca. 1900
"Notre Dame" (Public Domain Image) from State Library of Victoria via WikiMedia Commons


Notre Dame now:
Notre-Dame de Paris

Notre Dame interior then:
Notre Dame, Paris, France, 1903 n2
"Notre Dame" from Brooklyn Museum (Flickr: Notre Dame, Paris, France, 1903.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Notre Dame interior now:
Inside Notre-Dame

Sacré-Coeur then:


Sacré-Coeur now:
Sacré-Coeur Basilica in Montmartre

Arc de Triomphe then:
Crowds of French patriots line the Champs Elysees to view Allied tanks and half tracks pass through the Arc du Triomphe, after Paris was liberated on August 25, 1944  (LOC)
Image with no known copyright restrictions from Library of Congress
 via Flickr

Arc de Triomphe now:
Twilight at the Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel then:
PARIS - Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
Image with no known copyright restrictions from George Eastman House
 via Flickr

Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel now:
Looking Back at the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel

Notre Dame gargoyles then:
Notre Dame de Paris. Tower with Chimeras
Image with no known copyright restrictions from Cornell University Library
 via Flickr

Notre Dame gargoyles now (notice the bird from the last photo?)
A Lonely Bird at Notre-Dame

Opéra Garnier then:
Opera House in ParisImage with no know copyright restrictions via Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Archives via Flickr

Opéra Garnier now:
L'Opéra Garnier

Place de la Concorde then:
Paris Place de la concorde et Champs-Elysees 19Jh
Public domain image From Auktionhaus Zeller via WikiMedia Commons


Place de la Concorde now:
Place de la Concorde

Eiffel Tower at night then:
Eiffel Tower in 1900
Image with no known copyright restrictions from Brooklyn Museum via WikiMedia Commons



Eiffel Tower at night now:
Paris' Shining Beacon

The Louvre then:
Cour du Louvre
Image with no known copyright restrictions from Cornell University Library
 via Flickr

The Louvre now:
Musée du Louvre - Pavillon Richelieu

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