[Luxembourg Gardens] [lantern slide]: the Fontaine de l'Observatoire, with sculpture by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
Lantern slide maker:
Williams, Brown, & Earle, Inc.
1 lantern slide: col. ; 3.25 x 4 in
France, Ile-de-France, Paris, Paris
Luxembourg Gardens (Paris, France)
[between 1900 and 1915]
The fountain is also known as the Fontaine des Quatre-Parties-du-Monde or the Fontaine Carpeaux. The lantern slide was apparently made by Williams, Brown, & Earle, Inc., of Philadelphia, possibly from a color postcard published by A. C. Champagne, 180 Rue de Rivoli, Paris. See FR025001 and FR025002 for comparable lantern slide derivations from published works
Mount reads: "Williams, Brown & Earle, Inc., 918 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa."
Historic plate number: "5261."
Historic plate caption: "LEWIS [photographer?]; Paris - Luxembourg Garden - La Fontaine Carpeaux."
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