|Adolphe Terris: Rénovation de la Vieille Ville de Marseille (1862) |
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In 1860 Adolphe Terris (1820-1900) founded the Société Marseillaise de Photographie with Leo Vidal. Terris is noted for his photographs of the urban tansformations of Marseille in southern France in the 1860s. He recorded the road building to create wider streets and boulevards, bridges, and the destruction of the older city monuments to make way for a modern city. He also photographed the renovation of Church Saint Vincent de Paul (Marseille) and copies of these photographs are in the collection of the Rijksmuseum.
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