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Greetings from Paris: Expect the Unexpected

The postcard became a widely popular item during the Universal Exhibition of 1889 when a card representing the Eiffel Tower was sold at 300,000 copies. 365 more words

19th Century France

Louise and Jeanne: The Antipodes of Moulin Rouge

With nearly 600,000 visitors every year, Moulin Rouge is in the top ten must-see items on the tourist’s list. Located at the bottom of a hill in the Montmartre neighborhood—then a semi-rural setting favored by artists—Moulin Rouge opened its doors in 1889 to offer champagne-filled parties during which remarkable dancers and singers performed. 1,243 more words

19th Century France

The Parisian Lifestyle: Old When Young, Young When Old

I would have a hard time trying to find the exact source of this anonymous text, but the writing style points to the early Victorian times. 639 more words

19th Century France