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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
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
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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