Bibliography

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Intrigued by this era in France? If you want more, here’s a listing of the main resources I consulted while re-creating La Belle Epoque for The Art of Rebellion. I was able to find many at the Calgary Public Library, and many others through the SINDBAD librarians of the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris.

ART

  1. The Louvre, Architecture and History, by Genevieve Bresc Bautier (1995)

  2. Catalogue Sommaire des Peintures (Tableaux et Peintures decoratives) Paris Musee National Du Louvre, (1900)

  3. Guide Populaire, Musee du Louvre, Paris, by F. Trawinski et Ch. Galbrun(1900)

  4. The Studios of Paris– Capital of Art in the late nineteenth century; by John Milner (1988) 

  5. The Chromolithographs of Louis Prang, Katharine M. McClinton, (1973)

  6. Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, http://www.19thc-artworldwide.org

  7. The Belle Époque, Paris in the Nineties, by Raymond Rudorff, (1972)

  8. A Concise History of Canadian Painting, 3rd  ed., Dennis Reid, (2012)

  9. The Artist’s Handbook of Materials and Techniques, by Ralph Mayer (1991)

  10. Edgar Degas, Photographer by M. Daniel, Metropolitan Museum of Art, (1998)

  11. In Montmartre, Picasso, Matisse and Modernism in Paris 1900-1910, by Sue Roe, (2015)

COSTUME, FURNITURE, FOOD

  1. Glenbow Museum and Archives, Calgary, Alberta

  2. Musée de la Mode et du Textile

  3. http://www.fashion-era.com/la_belle_epoque_1890-1914_fashion.html

  4. http://www.costumegallery.com/1899

  5. http://www.marquise.de/en/1800/anatomie/1890anat.shtml

  6. Nineteenth Century Fashion, by Penelope Byrde, (1992)

  7. Men’s Fashion Illustrations from the Turn of the Century, J. Mitchell Co., (1990)

  8. www.gienvick.com/Fashions

  9. A History of Private Life, From the Fires of Revolution to the Great War, by Michelle Perrot, ed. (1990)

COST OF LIVING IN FRANCE IN 1900

  1. The Victorian Internet, The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century’s On-line Pioneers, by Tom Standage, (2007)

  2. France, fin de siècle; Eugen Weber, (1986)

  3. Elegant Wits and Grand Horizontals, by Cornelia Otis Skinner (1962)

CULTURE, ARCHITECTURE, STUDIOS OF PARIS

  1. The studios of Paris, ibid

  2. Paris nineteenth century: architecture and urbanism; Francois Loyer (1988)

  3. Parisian architecture of the Belle Époque; Roy Johnston, (2007)

  4. France, fin de siècle; ibid

  5. http://www.museedemontmartre.fr/pratique

  6. Elegant Wits and Grand Horizontals, ibid

  7. La Belle Epoque: The Twilight of the 19th Century: http://www.mdc.edu/wolfson/academic/artsletters/art_philosophy/humanities/belleepoque.htm

  8. http://www.simple-is-beautiful.org/fredek/parisproject, Sanitation in Paris 1789 -1900

MAPS

  1. Map of Paris, Nouveau Paris Monumental, 1900, from Old Maps of Paris, www.oldmapsofparis.com

  2. Plan-Guide Montmartre, Syndicat d’Initiative de Montmartre (2011)- map of Montmartre is derived from this map of La Butte Montmartre. www.montmartre-guide.com.

PARIS WORLD EXPO OF 1900

  1. Parisian Architecture of the Belle Époque, ibid

  2. YouTube; Moving Sidewalk at Paris Expo 1900, Thomas Edison.

  3. www.paris-in-photos.com/old-paris-1900-exhibition.htm

  4. The Belle Epoque, Paris in the Nineties, ibid

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, RAILWAY, STEAMSHIPS

  1. Horse-Drawn Cabs and Omnibuses in Paris by N. Papayanis, (1996)

  2. The Coachmen of Nineteenth-Century Paris by N. Papayanis, (1993)

  3. http://www.norwayheritage.com (see C.G.T. ships)

SUFFRAGISTS IN FRANCE AND CANADA

  1. Disruptive Acts: The New Woman in Fin-de-Siècle France by M.L.Roberts, (2002)

  2. Career Stories: Belle Epoque Novels of Professional Development, by J.M. Rogers, (2008)

  3. A Belle Époque? Women and Feminism in French Society and Culture 1890-1914,  D. Holmes, C.Tarr, ed., (2007)

  4. Feminisms of the Belle Époque: a historical and literary anthology by J. R. Waelti-Walters, S.C.Hause, (1994)

WEDDINGS

  1. A History of Private Life, From the Fires of Revolution to the Great War, ibid

  2. A short history of marriage, by Urlin (1969)

  3. And the bride wore…by Ann Monsarrat (1973)

OTHER TOPICS

  1. St. Vincent de Paul Society: www.vincenter.org

  2. Dementia: http://alzheimers.about.com/od/typesofdementia/a/defining_dement.htm

  3. In a Gilded Cage, From Heiress to Duchess, by M. Fowler, (1993)

  4. An Age of Cameras, by E. Holmes (1974)

  5. 150 Classic Cameras, from 1839 to the present, by P. van Hasbroeck (1989)

  6. The Illustrated History of the Camera from 1839 to the Present, by M. Auer (1975)

  7. www.historiccamera.com