Archive for June, 2011

Church of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul

By annesophie
June 23, 2011
Saint-Vincent-de-Paul

The Church of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul is located in the 10e arrondissement of Paris, and is dedicated to Saint Vincent de Paul. It gave its name to Saint-Vincent-de-Paul district. The church was built during 1824-1844, on the site of the former Saint-Lazare jail enclosure. In that enclosure had been sited the Maison Saint-Lazare, occupied by Vincent de Paul— he lived and worked there — and afterwards [...]


Fondation Cartier

By annesophie
June 15, 2011
Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain

Photography has recently played a prominent part in the exhibition programme of the Cartier Foundation. Along with details of how to visit the gallery and a timetable of its activities there is also an online gallery with projects made specifically for the website. These can be, like the site itself, difficult to navigate but do [...]


Tombeau de Napoléon

By annesophie
June 7, 2011
Tombeau de Napoléon

May 5, 1821 Napoleon Ier dies out in the island of Sainte-Hélène where he had been exiled to since 1815.  He is buried in the shade of some weeping willows.  Its mortal remains remains there until October 15, 1840.  It is in 1840 that was decided by king Louis-Philippe the transfer the remains of the [...]


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