Just Above Sunset
October 9, 2005 - The Grand Palais

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Our Eye on Paris is Don Smith, a professional photographer who leads photo workshops in Paris and who is the editor of the weekly photo magazine Left Bank Lens.

Photos and text, Copyright 2005 – Don Smith, All Rights Reserved

Paris: The Grand Palais, September 2005

The Grand Palais was built for the Exposition in 1900.

Paris: The Grand Palais, September 2005

A simple, small photo of what you can expect to see inside the huge space. Large mirrors are placed all around so you can see details of the glass ceiling.

Paris: The Grand Palais, September 2005

People gather around two large globes, both terrestrial and celestial, which were made for Kind Louis the XIV from 1681 to 1683. Each is about 37 feet in circumference and weighs several tons.


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