Revolution of 1830 (29 July). Building barricades.
Dedicated to the citizens of Paris
National Library of France
The revolutions of the first half of the 19th century are strongly associated with barricades, usually a pile up of furniture and other objects across streets, aimed at slowing down army troops. There were almost 4,000 barricades in Paris during the revolution of 1830.
"Revolution of 1830 (29 July). Building barricades. " in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;fr;119;en
Translation by: Flaminia Baldwin
MWNF Working Number: FR 119