30 August 1992

Cuzals – a visit to the Ecomuseum

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On a new kind of French institution. Written for the Guardian in the summer of 1992. Previously unpublished.

‘In recent years, the ‘Eco-Museum’ has become a characteristic feature of the French scene. The prototype may be found in the National Museum of Folk Art and Tradition in Paris, but almost every region now seems to have at least one of these predominantly open air institutions devoted to the exhibition of its traditional ways of life . . .’

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