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Paris bateau lavoir - Cliquez sur la carte pour l’agrandir et en voir tous les détails

Paris bateau lavoir - Cliquez sur la carte pour l’agrandir et en voir tous les détails

Chapter 2: She glanced up at the ancient buildings with disfavor. They seemed so disorganized, like a child’s toy blocks stacked haphazardly one upon the other. Small, crooked windows spoke of a time before glass, when waxed leather was all that kept the elements out. The spalling stone of the buildings themselves felt too old, too watchful. Even the modern gaslit street lamps didn’t help, casting shadows that flittered with the dance of the flame.

Chapter 2: She glanced up at the ancient buildings with disfavor. They seemed so disorganized, like a child’s toy blocks stacked haphazardly one upon the other. Small, crooked windows spoke of a time before glass, when waxed leather was all that kept the elements out. The spalling stone of the buildings themselves felt too old, too watchful. Even the modern gaslit street lamps didn’t help, casting shadows that flittered with the dance of the flame.

débâcle de la Seine au pont Saint Michel le 3 janvier 1880 après la vague de froid de décembre 1879

débâcle de la Seine au pont Saint Michel le 3 janvier 1880 après la vague de froid de décembre 1879

Charles Marville- Avant Haussman Rue Basse des Ursins Paris – 1858

Charles Marville- Avant Haussman Rue Basse des Ursins Paris – 1858

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