Category:architecture photos

March 28, 2021

Art Deco architecture, Tour d’Argent and St Genevieve

Art Deco Architecture is one of my favourites. I love Art Nouveau too as you already know, but I think Art Deco tops the...

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March 21, 2021

Abstract View of an Art Nouveau Building

Art nouveau building Rue Boulard in the fourteenth district. Rather than focus on the architecture itself (more about that per below) I have decided...

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March 5, 2021

Orpheus Wooing the Mermaid (Orphée charmant la Sirène)

I captured this scene at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Rouen as I was stricken by the contrast between this beautiful classical white marble...

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February 7, 2021

Behind the scenes – Versailles

Behind the scenes, one understands that appearances may be a trifle deceptive. To most people, and not just tourists, Versailles will look like the...

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January 30, 2021

Art Deco Railway Station in Versailles Chantiers

Versailles Chantiers is one of the many railway stations in Versailles. This one is a little bit further away from the Chateau. Its name...

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January 27, 2021

The Red Brazilian Residence

The other day we were visiting the Cité U for the umpteenth time. It’s funny how you can visit some places a hundred times and...

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January 21, 2021

Paris’ oldest clock

It’s the City’s oldest and a brilliant piece of watchmaking at the corner of the Conciergerie in the heart of Paris. I read on that...

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January 15, 2021

Art Nouveau Metro Station

Paris Metro – Ile de la Cité – Hector Guimard (Architect) – Art Nouveau – Jan 2021

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December 20, 2020

Versailles Milestones or Guard Stones

Milestones or Guard Stones in Versailles At first, I thought these milestones might have been installed for dogs to relieve themselves. Which they undoubtedly...

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December 16, 2020

Small Townhouse in Versailles

There is something weird happening with my Flickr account and pictures. Sometimes I post pictures I deem rather successful and yet they attract few...

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