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[Château de Mauperthuis] [lantern slide]: the pyramid

view [Château de Mauperthuis] [lantern slide]: the pyramid digital asset number 1
Lantern slide maker:
Van Altena, Edward
Physical description:
1 lantern slide: b&w ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Prints
Reproductions
Place:
France, Île-de-France, Mauperthuis
France
Mauperthuis
Château de Mauperthuis (Mauperthuis, France)
Date:
1780
1800
[between 1780 and 1800]
Notes:
Historic plate number: "40."
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena, 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C."
Label on verso: "[Maupertuis"?] c. 1785." Printed text on plate, visible from verso: "La Pyramide dans les Jardins des Maupertuis." Manuscript on plate not legible.
Allan Braham, The Architecture of the French Enlightenment, University of California Press, 1989: p. 216: Plate 287; "The Chateau of Maupertuis, the pyramid, c. 1780 (engraving by Mme Massard after Bourgeois)."
Blanche M. G. Linden, Silent City on a Hill: Picturesque Landscapes of Memory and Boston's Mount Auburn Cemetery, University of Massachusetts Press, 2007: p. 61, Fig. 3.15; "The 'Elysium' at Maupertuis, gardens of Anne-Pierre, Marquis de Montesquiou-Fézensac (1739-1798);" "Engraving by Bourgeois, from Laborde, 1808."
"Mauperthuis, Château de." The Oxford Companion to the Garden. : Oxford University Press, 2006. Oxford Reference. 2006. Accessed 2 May 2013.
Topic:
Gardens
Landscapes
Ponds
Bridges
Women
Pyramids
Monuments
Ruins
Follies (Architecture)
Local number:
GCA002057
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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