Vintage landscape: promenade

More beautiful photochroms of France from the Library of Congress. . . . Enjoy.

[The Promenade, Montpelier, France“The Promenade, Montpelier, France,” between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900, a photochrom by Detroit Publishing Co., via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division (and all photos below).

The Tuileries garden, Paris, France“The Tuileries garden, Paris, France.”

Brest France photochrom, ca. 1900, Library of CongressThe Cours Dajot, Brest, Brittany, France.

[The Square and the Place D'Arcy, Dijon, France“The Square and the Place D’Arcy, Dijon, France.”

Caen, France, c. 1895, Library of Congress“Royal Palace and hotel de ville, Caen, France.”

Hotel de ville, posts and telegraphs, Vichy, France“Hotel de ville, posts and telegraphs, Vichy, France.”

Monks' promenade, Mont St. Michel, France“Monks’ promenade, [Abbey of] Mont St. Michel, France.”

2 thoughts on “Vintage landscape: promenade

  1. Cindy, These are wonderful. Are you traveling in France on your way from Rwanda to Germany? (big change!) Or have you just had France on your mind? Your recent vintage photos of France make me want to go back there soon.

    1. Aren’t they nice? They have some qualities of paintings. I was thinking about France last week, and then I found these photochroms on the Library of Congress site, which I hadn’t seen before.

      I’m afraid our travel to Germany just involved a mad dash through Heathrow Airport.

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