The Cité de l’architecture & du patrimoine and the Albert-Kahn departmental museum, property of the Département des Hauts-de-Seine, present an exhibition which explores, through images, the city of Paris, from the “Belle Epoque” to the end of the 1930s. Based on autochromes and films taken by the operators of the Archives de la Planète, the exhibition gives us the portrait of a city revealing the shift from a timeless capital towards a metropolis eager for progress and turned towards the future. It offers a poetic walk through a city torn between the preservation of its medieval past and the advent...
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