Grand staircase, La Leopolda, 1929

Description

A view of the grand staricase of La Leopolda in Villefranche-sur-Mer, France. The perspective is through the gates and from the bottom of the stairs up to toward the villa. Cypress trees line the stairs and decorative urns and pots adorn the railings. Unidentified people pose along the view. The caption reads, "Looking up towards the Villa." Created in 1902 by Leopold II, king of the Belgians, Ogden Codman, Jr. purchased the property in 1929.

Details

Descriptive Terms

gates
stairs
villas
cypress (wood)
photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; black and white : 7 x 5 inches

Collection Code

MS001

Collection Name

Codman family papers

Reference Code

MS001.PC.02.013.001

Image Dimensions

5 x 7 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Villefranche-sur-Mer (Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France)

Record Details

Material Type

photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other People

Codman, Ogden
Leopold II, King of the Belgians, 1835-1909

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Codman Family Manuscripts Collection: Folder 13