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La Leopolda, view from villa looking down grand staircase, 1939

MS001.PC.05.003-03.001 (RS163730)

Description

A view looking down the grand staricase of La Leopolda in Villefranche-sur-Mer, France. The perspective is from the top of the stairs looking down toward the gates. Cypress trees line the stairs and decorative urns and pots adorn the railings. Created in 1902 by Leopold II, king of the Belgians, Ogden Codman, Jr. purchased the property in 1929.

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Details

Collection Name
Codman family papers
Collection Code
MS001
Dates
1939
Physical Description
1 photograph ; black and white : 9 x 6.5 inches
Dimensions
6.5x 9(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
272421
Reference Code
MS001.PC.05.003-03.001

Record details

Other People
Codman, Ogden
Leopold II, King of the Belgians, 1835-1909
Descriptive Terms
cypress (wood)
gates
stairs
villas
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Places
Villefranche-sur-Mer (Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France)
Places (Buildings)
La Leopolda (Villefranche-sur-Mer, France)
Location Note
Codman Family Manuscripts Collection: Album 3.3

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