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[Painshill Park] [lantern slide]: looking toward the Temple of Bacchus

view [Painshill Park] [lantern slide]: looking toward the Temple of Bacchus digital asset number 1
Landscape architect:
Hamilton, Charles
Lantern slide maker:
Van Altena, Edward
Physical description:
1 lantern slide: b&w ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
United Kingdom, England, Surrey, Cobham
England
Surrey
Cobham
Painshill Park (Cobham, Surrey, England)
Date:
1914
1930
[between 1914 and 1930]
Notes:
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena, 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C."
Historic plate number: "10."
Historic plate caption: "Hamilton."
Completed in 1762, this folly was built by the Hon. Charles Hamilton to exhibit a statue of Bacchus. The statue was sold in 1797 and the temple fell into complete disrepair in the 1940s. It is currently being rebuilt.
Topic:
Temples
Lakes
Trees
Lawns
Follies (Architecture)
Gardens
Local number:
ENG025001
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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