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A gas company employee lighting the gas lamps on the Place de la Concorde, Paris began to be gaslit in 1838. Electricity began to be installed around the turn of the century, but in the thirties, large portions of Paris were still lit by gas.

c. 1933

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  • Medium

    Gelatin silver print

  • Accession number


  • Dimensions

    11 3/4 x 9 3/8 in. (29.8 x 23.8 cm)Image: 11 3/4 x 9 3/8 in. (29.8 x 23.8 cm)

  • Credit

    The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
    The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Photography Collection