Category: paris

A future fashion show aboard a Bristol 170 freighter plane, specially designed for the style houses of Paris. From Décollage, “le magazine de l’aviation mondiale,” June 21, 1946.

(Gallica BNF)

A reconstruction of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat at the Paris Colonial Exhibition (Exposition coloniale internationale). The 1931 exhibition large-scale, six-month fair in Paris, France, displaying elements of French colonies all over the world.

(Smithsonian)

Parisians observe a solar eclipse reflected in a bucket of water, France, April 17, 1912.

(Bibliothèque nationale de France)

TODAY IN HISTORY: Soldiers of the American 4th Infantry Division look at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, after the city was liberated on August 25, 1944. Photo by John Dempsey.

(Department of Defense)

July 20, 1969 – In Paris, France, a family watches the Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong setting foot on the Moon.

Parisians observe the eclipse of April 17, 1912.

ON THIS DAY: Watching the total solar eclipse of April 17, 1912, in Paris, France.

(Bibliothèque nationale de France)

An aviation exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris, France, 1909.

In Paris, France, a family watches the Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong setting foot on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

TODAY IN HISTORY: A view of the Copernicus crater on the Moon, taken from the Paris Observatory on September 29, 1896. (Linda Hall Library)