Map of Paris, 1871

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March 1, 2012 by Lydia Syson

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‘Harper’s Map of Paris’ can be found in the back of W.P.Fetridge’s 1871 The Rise and Fall of The Paris Commune (see Find out more about the history behind LIBERTY’S FIRE). FetridgeTitleHere is the map in its full glory:

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And some pertinent details, such as the Place Vendôme and the Tuileries palace:

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Les Halles and the Théâtre Lyrique:

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Père Lachaise and Place du Trône (where the Gingerbread Fair was):

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Château d’Eau (Anatole’s last stand…) and the station:

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So now you can walk the walk…(ideally with a copy of Hazan’s The Invention of Paris also in your hand)


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