Saturday, July 29, 2017

C. P. Arnaud and Père-Lachaise

Marie Beleyme's latest article on her blog focusing on the early history of Père-Lachaise Cemetery examines C. P. Arnaud's lovely 1816 map of the earliest burials. She's created a wonderful interactive feature using Arnaud's map that provides popup photos of each gravesite.

You can learn more right here (and work on your French at the same time) - or copy and paste the link:

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Women of Paris

Just a few of the many incredible people you'll find in the cemeteries of Paris.