Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The Gay Nineties in Gay Paris


Ah... gay Paris! These great images of Paris are from an album in my possession, they are albumen print photos, and could date from anywhere from the 1870s to 1890s. This means that this is the Paris known by Oscar Wilde, Ernest Dowson, Leonard Smithers, Vincent O'Sullivan, Arthur Rimbaud, Paul Verlaine, Toulouse Lautrec and on and on...








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