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Bookstall on the Left Bank by Pont Saint Michel, Paris: view from the Quai des Grands Augustins looking towards the Palais de Justice and the Cathedral of Notre Dame on the Ile de la Cite

RIBApix ref no RIBA15893
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryFrance
CityParis
Subject Date1959
Image Date1960
ViewTopographical
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/FRA/10 (ES1524.7)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Pont Saint Michel, a triple arched masonry bridge, carries rue Saint Denis over the river Seine, linking Place Saint Michel on the Left Bank to the Ile de la Cite. It was designed by Paul-Martin Gallocher de Lagalisserie and Paul Vaudrey in 1857.

Subject tags

belfries, bell towers, arches, riverside buildings, cathedrals, shop fronts, bridges, law courts