Name of Object:

Revolution of 1830 (29 July). Building barricades.

Other name of the Object (second name):

Dedicated to the citizens of Paris


Paris, France

Holding Institution:

National Library of France

 About National Library of France, Paris

Date of Object:




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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.

Archival or Bibliographical Reference:

Citation of this web page:

"Revolution of 1830 (29 July). Building barricades. " in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2022.;AWE;fr;119;en

Database entry origination:

Translation by: Flaminia Baldwin

MWNF Working Number: FR 119