Porte du Point du Jour, Siege of Paris by Paul Roux, 1870-1871. Part of the fortifications defending Paris during the Prussian siege, the Porte du Point du Jour was the point where French government forces gained access to the city in their campaign to suppress the Paris Commune in May 1871. From a private collection.
RM2CWBG82Porte du Point du Jour, Siege of Paris by Paul Roux, 1870-1871. Part of the fortifications defending Paris during the Prussian siege, the Porte du Point du Jour was the point where French government forces gained access to the city in their campaign to suppress the Paris Commune in May 1871. From a private collection.
Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. Artist: Paul Roux
RMW7CW2KSiege of Paris, 1870-1871. Artist: Paul Roux
Bastion 66, Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. After the disastrous defeat of the French at Sedan and the capture of Napoleon III, the Prussians surrounded Paris on 9 September 1870. The French commander, General Trochu, initially opted to rely on a static defence based on the city's fortifications rather than trying to break through the Prussian encirclement. The Prussians, meanwhile, had no intention of invading the city, relying on a blockade to compel its capitulation. Eventually the French made several attempts to break out, but all were unsuccessful. The city held out despite famine and great ha
RM2CWBG7TBastion 66, Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. After the disastrous defeat of the French at Sedan and the capture of Napoleon III, the Prussians surrounded Paris on 9 September 1870. The French commander, General Trochu, initially opted to rely on a static defence based on the city's fortifications rather than trying to break through the Prussian encirclement. The Prussians, meanwhile, had no intention of invading the city, relying on a blockade to compel its capitulation. Eventually the French made several attempts to break out, but all were unsuccessful. The city held out despite famine and great ha
Grenelle, Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. Artist: Paul Roux
RMW7CWDDGrenelle, Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. Artist: Paul Roux
Bastion 66, Siege of Paris by Paul roux, 1870-1871. After the disastrous defeat of the French at Sedan and the capture of Napoleon III, the Prussians surrounded Paris on 9 September 1870. The French commander, General Trochu, initially opted to rely on a static defence based on the city's fortifications rather than trying to break through the Prussian encirclement. The Prussians, meanwhile, had no intention of invading the city, relying on a blockade to compel its capitulation. Eventually the French made several attempts to break out, but all were unsuccessful. The city held out despite famine
RM2CWBG7NBastion 66, Siege of Paris by Paul roux, 1870-1871. After the disastrous defeat of the French at Sedan and the capture of Napoleon III, the Prussians surrounded Paris on 9 September 1870. The French commander, General Trochu, initially opted to rely on a static defence based on the city's fortifications rather than trying to break through the Prussian encirclement. The Prussians, meanwhile, had no intention of invading the city, relying on a blockade to compel its capitulation. Eventually the French made several attempts to break out, but all were unsuccessful. The city held out despite famine
Grenelle, Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. Artist: Paul Roux
RMW7CWDGGrenelle, Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. Artist: Paul Roux
Moulin Saquet, Siege of Paris by Paul Roux, 1870-1871. After the disastrous defeat of the French at Sedan and the capture of Napoleon III, the Prussians surrounded Paris on 9 September 1870. The French commander, General Trochu, initially opted to rely on a static defence based on the city's fortifications rather than trying to break through the Prussian encirclement. The Prussians, meanwhile, had no intention of invading the city, relying on a blockade to compel its capitulation. Eventually the French made several attempts to break out, but all were unsuccessful. The city held out despite fam
RM2CWBG7WMoulin Saquet, Siege of Paris by Paul Roux, 1870-1871. After the disastrous defeat of the French at Sedan and the capture of Napoleon III, the Prussians surrounded Paris on 9 September 1870. The French commander, General Trochu, initially opted to rely on a static defence based on the city's fortifications rather than trying to break through the Prussian encirclement. The Prussians, meanwhile, had no intention of invading the city, relying on a blockade to compel its capitulation. Eventually the French made several attempts to break out, but all were unsuccessful. The city held out despite fam
Suresnes, Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. Artist: Paul Roux
RMW7CWCCSuresnes, Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. Artist: Paul Roux
Suresnes, Siege of Paris by Paul roux, 1870-1871. After the disastrous defeat of the French at Sedan and the capture of Napoleon III, the Prussians surrounded Paris on 9 September 1870. The French commander, General Trochu, initially opted to rely on a static defence based on the city's fortifications rather than trying to break through the Prussian encirclement. The Prussians, meanwhile, had no intention of invading the city, relying on a blockade to compel its capitulation. Eventually the French made several attempts to break out, but all were unsuccessful. The city held out despite famine a
RM2CWBG7XSuresnes, Siege of Paris by Paul roux, 1870-1871. After the disastrous defeat of the French at Sedan and the capture of Napoleon III, the Prussians surrounded Paris on 9 September 1870. The French commander, General Trochu, initially opted to rely on a static defence based on the city's fortifications rather than trying to break through the Prussian encirclement. The Prussians, meanwhile, had no intention of invading the city, relying on a blockade to compel its capitulation. Eventually the French made several attempts to break out, but all were unsuccessful. The city held out despite famine a
Moulin Saquet, Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. Artist: Paul Roux
RMW7CW0GMoulin Saquet, Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. Artist: Paul Roux
Grenelle, Siege of Paris by Paul roux, 1870-1871. After the disastrous defeat of the French at Sedan and the capture of Napoleon III, the Prussians surrounded Paris on 9 September 1870. The French commander, General Trochu, initially opted to rely on a static defence based on the city's fortifications rather than trying to break through the Prussian encirclement. The Prussians, meanwhile, had no intention of invading the city, relying on a blockade to compel its capitulation. Eventually the French made several attempts to break out, but all were unsuccessful. The city held out despite famine a
RM2CWBG83Grenelle, Siege of Paris by Paul roux, 1870-1871. After the disastrous defeat of the French at Sedan and the capture of Napoleon III, the Prussians surrounded Paris on 9 September 1870. The French commander, General Trochu, initially opted to rely on a static defence based on the city's fortifications rather than trying to break through the Prussian encirclement. The Prussians, meanwhile, had no intention of invading the city, relying on a blockade to compel its capitulation. Eventually the French made several attempts to break out, but all were unsuccessful. The city held out despite famine a
Moulin Saquet, Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. Artist: Paul Roux
RMW7CW0FMoulin Saquet, Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. Artist: Paul Roux
Prussian Battery, Siege of Paris by Paul Roux, 1870-1871. After the disastrous defeat of the French at Sedan and the capture of Napoleon III, the Prussians surrounded Paris on 9 September 1870. The French commander, General Trochu, initially opted to rely on a static defence based on the city's fortifications rather than trying to break through the Prussian encirclement. The Prussians, meanwhile, had no intention of invading the city, relying on a blockade to compel its capitulation. Eventually the French made several attempts to break out, but all were unsuccessful. The city held out despite
RM2CWBG8DPrussian Battery, Siege of Paris by Paul Roux, 1870-1871. After the disastrous defeat of the French at Sedan and the capture of Napoleon III, the Prussians surrounded Paris on 9 September 1870. The French commander, General Trochu, initially opted to rely on a static defence based on the city's fortifications rather than trying to break through the Prussian encirclement. The Prussians, meanwhile, had no intention of invading the city, relying on a blockade to compel its capitulation. Eventually the French made several attempts to break out, but all were unsuccessful. The city held out despite