Square Nadar
between the rue Azaïs and the rue Saint-Eleuthère

In this public garden whose entrance is through the rue Saint Eleuthère, stands the statue of the Chevalier de la Barre. On the pedestal is written: "Au Chevalier de La Barre supplicié à l'âge de 19 ans le 1er juillet 1776  pour n'avoir pas salué une procession" This happened in Abbeville where he was beheaded.

Gaspard-Félix Tournachon, nicknamed Nadar (1820-1910), was a cartoonist, photographer and French balloonist.

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