An Egyptian obelisk covered in hieroglyphs at the center of a public square. There are two fountains, one on either side of the obelisk, each with two tiers. Small sculptures line the basin of each fountain and spray water into the fountain.


  • Title: Place de la Concorde
  • Creator: Édouard Baldus
  • Date Created: about 1850–1860
  • Location Created: Paris, France
  • Physical Dimensions: 25.5 × 34.7 cm (10 1/16 × 13 11/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XP.960.25
  • Culture: French
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Édouard Baldus (French, born Germany, 1813 - 1889)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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