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View Resource Stereoviews of the French Second Empire, ca. 1855-1870

Emperor Napoleon III cast a great shadow over France during his reign in the middle of the 19th century, and he brought a tremendous amount of change to the nation. Not all of that change was welcome, and some of it took the form of massive urban projects, such as the rebuilding of Paris. This lovely online collection created by the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections group brings together...