Paris 1900 - 2013 In Photographs / by Anne Kreamer

In case France isn't in your summer plans, Rue 89 has paired amazing street scenes contrasting the 1900s with today. Albert Kahn, a banker who made is fortune by speculating on gold mines and South African diamonds, sent photographers around the world to make a photographic collection that includes over 60 countries and 72,000 autochrome plates. Paris was part of the project.  Rue 89 sent a photographer out to capture what these streets look like today.

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