Grande Salle du Conseil d'Etat

Albumen silver print from glass negative | 7.5 x 9.8in | May 1871

Charles Soulier

Soulier's photograph shows the charred remains of the once lavish audience hall of the Council of State in the Palais d'Orsay, a building begun by Napoleon I, completed in 1840 under King Louis-Philippe, and burned by the Communards on May 23, 1871. ...
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