[Painshill Park] [lantern slide]: looking toward the Temple of Bacchus
1 lantern slide: b&w ; 3.25 x 4 in
United Kingdom, England, Surrey, Cobham
Painshill Park (Cobham, Surrey, England)
[between 1914 and 1930]
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.
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