Saturday, August 01, 2015

Sallandrouze - division 28 Pere-Lachaise - then and now

Tomb of Jean Sallandrouze (1760-1825), his son Charles-Jacques Sallandrouze de Lamornaix (1808-1867), and grandson Jean-Charles-Alexandre Sallandrouze de Lamornaix (1840-1899).

The tomb as Normand found it in 1832 (Jean was the only one interred there):

And today:

photo by touron66 (wikimedia)

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Damage from aerial bombardment, World War 1

Damage to one of the cemeteries in Paris (probably Pere-Lachaise) as a result of a raid by German Gotha bombers in 1918.

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Micoud d'Umons - division 13 Pere-Lachaise

Nearly all of the lower half of the small door is now belowground.