19 Amazing Color Photos Of Paris In July 1939

These wonderful photos will transport you to beautiful pre-war Paris.

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Posters along the Rue de Courcelles. The posters advertise, the national lottery, an art exhibition of posters, a festival, Jean Renoir's classic film The Rules of the Game, and Maggi brand soup stock.

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Place de la Concorde, with the Luxor Obelisk (a gift from Egypt to France) standing between the two Fontaines de la Concorde.

In the far background stands the Hotel Crillon (on the left) and the Ministry of the Navy (on the right).