Protecting Paris

“In February 1918, the authorities
took measures to protect the art treasures of Paris from air raids. Monuments
were protected by sandbags. Sandbags and netting covered the roof of the
Louvre, while some of its priceless treasures were removed to less conspicuous

History of France

– Photo: February 13 1918, Paris, Jardins des Tuileries, a public garden located between the Louvre Museum
and the Place de la Concorde – Protecting the “Seine et la Marne” statue. Gallica France