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14/07/2010

The July Column (Colonne de Juillet), Bastille Day July 14th, the 'Storming of the Bastille' (14th July 1789), Paris, France


This is a photo of the July Column (Colonne de Juillet) which commemorates the events of the July Revolution (1830) and which stands at the center of the Place de la Bastille, a square in Paris, where the Bastille prison stood until the Storming of the Bastille' and its subsequent physical destruction between 14 July 1789 and 14 July 1790 during the French Revolution; no vestige of it remains.

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