Paris in the early 19th century
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As mentioned in the main Berlioz in Paris page, the
appearance of France’s capital city has constantly changed over the years. The
two engravings below, both from our own collection, give two general views of Paris which
are probably close to what
Berlioz must have seen on his arrival in 1821.
Paris in 1816
The above engravings was published by Thomas Kelly, Paternoster
Row, London in December 1816.
Paris in 1820
The above engraving was made by Berkowetz after Steigmeyer.
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