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The vanished streets of Old Paris

The vanished streets of Old Paris

Mashable - by Amanda Uren

Lost streets of Old Paris Eugène Atget's record of a city about to be swept away 1902 1902 Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt he had failed as an artist. Beginning in 1898, he made it his mission to record the old streets of Paris. Atget saw himself as a documentary recorder, …

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