Eiffel Tower, Paris, France CVS01_01_076
Eiffel Tower, Paris, taken from a tethered balloon. Shadbolt recorded this image as 'Photograph of Paris Exhibition with Eiffel Tower taken from captive balloon', dated to the final day of the Exposition Universelle - 6 November 1889. The Eiffel Tower had been completed in March 1889 as the centrepiece of the Exposition. From the Cecil Victor Shadbolt collection of lantern slides dating from 1882-1892.
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Ruins of the Abbey St. Bertain, St. Omer, France (Trancept of the Abbey of St. Bertin, St. Omer, France)
Artist: Bonington, Richard Parkes - Title: Ruins of the Abbey St. Bertain, St. Omer, France (Trancept of the Abbey of St. Bertin, St. Omer, France) - Date: 1824 - Original Medium and Size: Oil on Canvas 59.9 x 48.8
19th Century, Abbey, Architecture, France, Light, Oil Painting, Richard Parkes Bonington, Ruins, Shade, Shadow, St Bertin, Trancept
The King's cabinet de travail (study) at Versailles. The Sun King by Nancy Mitford
The King's cabinet de travail (study) at Versailles. The Sun King by Nancy Mitford, page 248.
The Palace of Versailles was built over a period of 60 years by some 36, 000 men and was occupied by three successive kings before the French Revolution. Over 1, 000 nobles were in residence here during the reign of Louis XIV.
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