Pont des Arts - the bridge formerly (and only since the 2000s) covered in locks. Fearing it would fall into the Seine with the enormous weight of so many lover's sentiments, it is now covered with safety plexiglass to make the process a bit more complicated. This is not the only place in Paris with locks - learn more about this and another stereoscope slide in our collection, Paris-Statue de Henri lV. Why is it it the Bridge of Arts? It does connect L'Institut de France directly to the Louvre...
Publisher unknown, c.1900.
Good condition with some foxing. Title is handwritten in ink on the front and reverse of the card.
Weighs 0.5oz and measures 6 3/4 x 3 3/8 inches.