Île-de-France gardens

It was laid out on the upstream point of the Ile de la Cité, where the Morgue was built under Napoleon III: curious onlookers were able to enter the exhibition rooms where, right up to 1910, the bodies of people who had died from a violent death were laid out. Émile Zola provides a gripping description, in Thérèse Raquin!

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