Every week, The Eye of Photography makes you discover videos on photography and takes you every Tuesday in the archives of the French National Institute of Audiovisual (INA). This week, a subject from another century. On June 1, 1885, Paris mourned the death of Victor Hugo. More than two million people gathered for what was the first national funeral for a writer. Eugène Danguy, avant-garde photographer, especially for the use of his chromatropes and diaphanoramas, immortalized the strolling of the crowd and the tributes paid to the romantic writer. To watch in French. This vidéo was taken from the French...
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