Explore the three main commercial districts of the period: La Cité, La Ville
In La Cité, a district surrounded by the Seine and endowed with such remarkable buildings as Notre-Dame Cathedral, explore the workshops of scientific instrument makers and map dealers, notably on the Quay de l'Horloge.
In La Ville, a district featuring the luxurious rue Saint-Honoré, the Louvre Palace and the Hôtel de Ville, the Porcelain de France boutique offers up its exquisite pieces.
In L’Université, known for the Collège de la Sorbonne and the Hôtel Royal des Invalides, stop at the boutique Au Petit Dunkerque on the Quay de Conti as well as the book and print sellers along rue Saint-Jacques.
Credit: - The Gardener with Apron, The Milkmaid, The Farmer, The butter Churner, after François Boucher,
French porcelain, France, 18th century © Stewart Museum
- Terrestrial and Celestial globes, Didier Robert de Vaugondy, France, 1751 and 1773 © Stewart Museum
- Village Wedding, (detail) low-warp Tapestry, Royal Manufactory of Aubusson, after a Gobelins tapestry Cartoon, about 1760 © Stewart Museum