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  • Entrance to Karlsplatz station, Vienna | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    and Berlin His first buildings were classical in style until he discovered the possibilities of iron which paved the way for functionalism and Art Nouveau Wagner played a key role in urban planning in Vienna and was responsible for some thirty stations on the city s urban rail network the Stadtbahn He also designed a model for an infinitely expandable modern city based on the example of Vienna called Die

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/metro-karlsplatz.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Tramway hippomobile à Tokyo | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    Museum of the Urban Environment Friends of the mheu Back to the timeline Previous Next Tramway in Tokyo Author unknown Date 1902 Source Gaumont actualités Copyright Pathé Gaumont Archives View this work in the Urban transportation exhibition Contact Friends of

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/tramway-tokyo.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Chiffonniers | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    s work in Paris is documented until the 1930s He is known for a very beautiful series of photographs on daily life in Paris at the beginning of the century During his periods in Brittany especially in the Morbihan he produced photo reports some of them no doubt commissioned by publishers Like Puyo or Demachy Paul Géniaux turned his attention to craftspeople and small street traders Distancing himself from the

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/ragpickers-crisis.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Leaving the Opera in the Year 2000 | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    Jules Vernes with a healthy dose of humor Robida provided illustrations for Shakespeare and Rabelais and caricatures for the satirical magazine Assiette au Beurre but he was also a visionary inventor Drawing on the technical knowledge available at the time he used his keen eye to sketch a remarkable view of the world His work ranged from the esoteric to the oddball with inventions including the telephonoscope telephone with screen

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  • The Printmaker Vallotton in His Workshop | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    a Paris family of modest means After studying at Académie Julian he entered the Paris School of Fine Arts spurning the military future planned by his family for a career in art In the late 1880s Vuillard and other young artists such as Maurice Denis Pierre Bonnard and a bit later Félix Vallotton created a group called Les Nabis Inspired by Gauguin these prophets as they called themselves abandoned impressionist

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/vallotton-vuillard.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • New York City Hall Subway station
    of the Urban Environment Friends of the mheu Back to the timeline Previous Next New York City Hall Subway station is now closed Phtographer unknown Date 1904 Technique Colorized photograph View this work in the Urban transportation exhibition Contact Friends

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/nyc-hall-subway-station.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Death of Princess de Lamballe | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    derided by some as Fireman Art due to the unfortunate similarities between the headgear shown in the paintings and that worn by French firemen at the time Léon Maxime Faivre joined the Société des Artistes Français in 1886 and regularly exhibited his works at the annual art exhibitions known as Salons Death of Princess de Lamballe featured at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1908 The painting depicts a scene

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/death-princess-lamballe.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Rue Stabienne in Pompei | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    by taking two shots of the same subject and moving the view camera around 6 5cm to allow for the space between the two eyes The two shots are then shown side by side and viewed through a stereoscope a device that allows each eye to focus on its own image The technique was unveiled at the 1851 Universal Exhibition in London where it captured the imagination of Queen Victoria

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/pompei.htm (2016-04-28)
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