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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1939

Location Note

Codman Family Manuscripts Collection: Album 3.3

GUSN

GUSN-272421

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 photograph ; black and white : 9 x 6.5 inches

Collection Code

MS001

Collection Name

Codman family papers

Reference Code

MS001.PC.05.003-03.001

Image Dimensions

6.5 x 9 (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: Album 3.3