Julien Knez Combined Old And New Photos Of Paris To Bring History To Life

Here are some pictures of Paris (France) taken by Julien Knez. the most unique thing about these pictures are that Knez has combined pictures of  to different time. Here are some pictures from Julien Knez new book “Paris, Fenêtres sur l’Histoire”, published by Parigramme.

When historical photographs are inserted into contemporary settings, we open astonishing windows to the past. More than ever, the inquisitive contemporary spectator is plunged into the depths of time, as if given the opportunity to stroll on different stages, at the heart of History in the making.

Tour Eiffel, 1900

Tour Eiffel, 1900

Rue Gay-Lussac, 1968

Rue Gay-Lussac, 1968

Rue du Faubourg-du-Temple, 1871

Rue du Faubourg-du-Temple, 1871

Quai de Conti, 1900

Quai de Conti, 1900

Le Printemps. Boulevard Haussmann, 1930

Le Printemps. Boulevard Haussmann, 1930

Le Moulin Rouge, 1900

Le Moulin Rouge, 1900

Le Grand Palais, 1944

Le Grand Palais, 1944

“Odéon” Station (Métro), 1910

“Odéon” Station (Métro), 1910

Arc de Triomphe, 1909

Arc de Triomphe, 1909

Place de l’Opéra, 1940

Place de l’Opéra, 1940

Place de l’Opéra, 1900

Place de l’Opéra, 1900

Jardin du Luxembourg, 1895

Jardin du Luxembourg, 1895

 Hôtel-de-Ville, 1944

Hôtel-de-Ville, 1944

La Seine. Notre-Dame, 1930

La Seine. Notre-Dame, 1930

 

Place Vendôme, 1871

Place Vendôme, 1871

 

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