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Grand staircase, La Leopolda, 1929

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Title:
Grand staircase, La Leopolda, 1929
Description:
A view of the grand staricase of La Leopolda in Villefranche-sur-Mer, France. The perspective is through the gates and from the bottom of the stairs up to toward the villa. Cypress trees line the stairs and decorative urns and pots adorn the railings. Unidentified people pose along the view. The caption reads, "Looking up towards the Villa." Created in 1902 by Leopold II, king of the Belgians, Ogden Codman, Jr. purchased the property in 1929.
Date:
1929
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
MS001: Codman family papers
Subjects:
gates
stairs
villas
cypress (wood)
Codman, Ogden
Leopold II, King of the Belgians, 1835-1909
Places:
FranceProvence-Côte d'Azur (region)Villefranche-sur-Mer
La Leopolda (Villefranche-sur-Mer, France)
Extent:
1 photograph ; black and white : 7 x 5 inches
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Identifier:
272417
Call #:
MS001.PC.02.013.001