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Promenades Aeriennes Jardin Baujon

1817

Print after Louis Garneray

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Title

Promenades Aeriennes Jardin Baujon

Date

1817

Artist

Print after Louis Garneray

Description

The 'aerial walks', a roller-coaster built in 1817 in Paris, with two tracks curving down on either side of a central tower; several figures strolling around in the foreground; in the background, at right, a mill; after Garneray; second state, after alterations and addition of a line of inscription. 1817. Etching with hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Publisher - Charles Bance (Bance jeune); Print maker - Jean Nicolas Lerouge
Inscription: Lettered with title in French followed by 'Honoré de la Présence de Sa Majesté le 2 Aout 1817". With "Dessiné d'après Nature par L.Garneray / Gravé par Lerouge / Déposé à la Direction des Estampes / A Paris au Jardin Baujon, et chez Ch. Bance, Rue J.J.Rousseau"
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Paris, France

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