Vintage: Christmas in Paris (1920s-1970s)

Vintage: Christmas in Paris (1920s-1970s)


Collection of black and white vintage photos of Paris during the Christmas (1920s-1970s).

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One of most classic Christmas spots for ages has been Les Galeries Lafayette, pictured here in 1930. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

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In 1928, these two hotties sell mistletoe on the streets. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

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Rue Royale lit up with winter stars at night in 1966 is like a dream. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

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Le Bazaar De L’Hotel De Ville is also a department store which still exists — more commonly known as BHV. This is what it looked like in the Christmas of 1934. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

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Les Galeries Lafayette is a department store famous for their festive seasonal decorations. Here it is in 1929. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

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Wonder if this woman, purchasing a Christmas tree in 1933, brought it home on the metro. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

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1930. Imagno / Getty Images

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Arc de Triomphe in 1971 is truly regal during the holidays. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

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Les Galeries in 1934: This bright Santa display is still totally impressive. Boyer/Roger Viollet / Getty Images

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Paris at Christmastime is always magical, 1962. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

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Department store Le Bon Marché in 1926. Boyer/Roger Viollet / Getty Images

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In 1956, you’d still hear the ring Salvation Army bell. Here, a woman collects donations outside the opera house. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

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Christmas during the ’30s at the BHV. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images


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