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Professions Of Paris In The Early Twentieth Century

Are you curious how the life of ordinary people looked like back in the 19th and 20th century? Here is a collection of photographs of various professions of Paris. Photographs were taken by Louis Vert (1865-1924) and Eugène Atget (1857-1927) in the late 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century. Check them out below.

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Balloon seller

Baloon seller

Bitumiers, or asphalt layers


Cake seller in the Luxembourg Garden

cake seller in the Luxembourg Garden

Coffee with milk seller

coffee with milk seller

Dentist pulls teeth on the square (without anesthesia). He also sells lottery.

Dentist pulls teeth on the square (without anesthesia). He also sells lottery

Figurine seller

figurine seller

Flower seller

Flower seller

Flytrap seller

flytrap seller



Herb seller

herb seller

Ice cream seller

Ice cream seller

Knife sharpener

Knife sharpener



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