Printemps – art nouveau

  • artist : Kristina Sochnová © All rights reserved.
  • KENOX S730 / Samsung S730 5.8-17.4mm (Eq. 35-105mm) F2.8-F7.1(W), F4.9-F12.4(T)
    ISO 100 f/2.8 1/60 sec 5.8mm (35mm in 35mm film)
  • Location : 64-66 Boulevard Haussmann‎, Paris, France
  • Picasa Web Album Featured Photo
Printemps Haussmann

Printemps (“spring” in French) is a French department store. The flagship Printemps store is located on Boulevard Haussmann in the IXe arrondissement of Paris. A remarkable feature of the Haussmann store is an elaborate cupola above the main restaurant in the store, installed during the 1923 reconstruction. In 1975, the façade and cupola of the building were registered as historical monuments.   (excerpts from Wikipedia)


photos above by Kristina Sochnová

Printemps haussmann1
Facade printemps
La façade du Printemps de la Maison
Par Francis Peyrat (Printemps) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
The façade on Bd Haussmann
by Tuscan Knox (Own work) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC-BY-SA-2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons

These photos are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.


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