Rainy Day Paris: Then and now

When I went off to Paris two months ago my dear friend Clare Ultimo asked me to take this famous impressionist painting by Gustave Caillebotte back in 1877 –

Rainy Day-d

…and get a photo of the same view as it looks today — well, due to changes in traffic islands etc I had to take a few different snaps.  Cutting away cars and contemporary traffic I pasted the “modern” photo bits onto the original (and then forgot about it)

Anyway, here’s the resulting image!

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