High prices in Paris

Description

The rise of military expenditure during the war led to the depreciation of currency, and subsequently to spiralling inflation. Daily life in cities, as for the elderly man in this photo in Paris, became difficult due to the increased cost of living.

Full title:
High prices in Paris
Created:
August, 1918
Format:
Photograph
Held by:
Bibliothèque Nationale de France
Usage terms:
Public Domain