Boulevard de Bonne Nouvelle and the Porte Saint-Denis

Description

A street scene on the Boulevard de Bonne Nouvelle in Paris, France. The street is crowded with pedestrians, horse drawn vehicles, and motor vehicles. At the intersection of Boulevard de Bonne Nouvelle and Boulevard Saint-Denis is the triumphal arch, Porte Saint-Denis. Porte Saint-Denis is a monument designed by Francois Blondel and created by sculptor Michel Anguier in 1672 to honor victories by Louis XIV.

Details

Descriptive Terms

streetscapes
triumphal arches (memorial arches)
pedestrians
horse-drawn vehicles
motor vehicles
lantern slides

Physical Description

1 lantern slide

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Reference Code

MS028.04.003.007

Places

Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France)

Record Details

Material Type

lantern slides

Other People

Blondel, Francois, 1618-1686
Anguier, Michel, 1612 or 1614-1686

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Box 8, Item 22