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The best pictures of the Fires of Paris, 1871

Posted in Anarchy, Best pictures, Communism, Disasters, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Politics, Revolution, War on Tuesday, 4 August 2015

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The best pictures of the Fires of Paris which were set during the revolutionary Commune of 1871 are all dramatic images of the city during those momentous events.
The first picture shows the burning of the Tuileries.

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The Burning of the Tuileries

The second picture shows the Hotel de Ville ablaze.

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Hotel de Ville, 24 May 1871 by F Hoffbauer

The third picture shows the dead at the barricades as Paris burns.

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Paris, May, 1871

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