Help with Paris locations where am I ??? SOLVED thanks to BOB

ann sanfedele annsan at nyc.rr.com
Wed Oct 21 10:41:46 EDT 2009


Great info!  You're the best --
I'd have totally called this off topic but I did take my photos with a 
Pentax KX
(nono, not THAT one - the "real" one from the 70's)

ann

Bob W wrote:

>http://tinyurl.com/ykn5hwm
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>I knew I'd seen that place before.
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>It's in the Place du Pantheon and is the Mairie for the 5th Arrondissement.
>I think you were walking on the pavement towards the rue Cujas, which runs
>down the side, or possibly the rue Soufflot.
>
>Bob
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>>>Working on my 2010 engagement calendar... using my photos 
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>>from my 1981 
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>>>trip and there are a couple of locations I'm unsure of... 
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>>can you guys 
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>>>help?
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>>>I know we were walking on the left bank not far from Notre 
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>>Dame... and 
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>>>I once knew what these buildings are but not anymore...
>>>Of course I can just caption it "along a street on the left 
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>>bank" but 
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>>>I'd rather be more specific.
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>>>Now this one ... a story with it... I know I had just come from the 
>>>"Objets Perdu" place at
>>>36 Rue des Morillions... which I figured out from my 
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>>journal notes as 
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>>>I hadn't made any photo notes on this photo.
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>>>When I was in Paris it seemed everything was in a state of 
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>>repair... 
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>>>and the objects in this photo looked like they were about to adorn 
>>>something..
>>>http://tinyurl.com/ykn5hwm
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>>No idea where this is, but I had a pleasant time being a 
>>Googlemaps-flaneur trying to find it.
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>>>Yesterday I did some map questing and some street views in the area 
>>>and found this...
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>>> http://tinyurl.com/ykjsffm
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>>>So I guess I was at the Place Jacques Morette, non?  
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>>>Don't know what the signifigance of the bull is...
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>>The bulls on either side of the entrance to the Parc Georges 
>>Brassens are apparently by one Auguste Cain, who specialised 
>>in animal sculptures. They used to adorn the entrance to an 
>>abattoir but were moved, presumably when you were there to see it!
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>><http://bonbonze.net/v2/img1/photo/index.php?num=66>
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>>According to this site:
>><http://www.fra.cityvox.fr/visiter_paris/parc-georges-brassens
>>_103102590/Pro
>>fil-Lieu>
>>the park is on the site of the former Vaugirard abattoirs, 
>>which seem to have been on a similar scale to La Villette.
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>>Bob
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