TITLE

OLD PARIS PRESERVED

AUTHOR(S)
Szegedy-Maszak, Andrew
PUB. DATE
November 1988
SOURCE
Archaeology;Nov/Dec88, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the career of Jean-Eugene-Auguste Atget in photography and works of his about Paris, France at the turn of the 21st century that are of interest to preservationists and urban archaeologists. Background on Atget; Urban renewal in Paris in the 1850s; Atget's purpose of describing the frame that French civilization constructed for urban life; Composition of works in large sets; Material culture of Old Paris as subject of Atget's work.
ACCESSION #
10981576

 

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