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1910 Photogravure Gateway Walls Fort Saint Andre Andaon Mount Rhone River XGCB8

1910 Photogravure Gateway Walls Fort Saint Andre Andaon Mount Rhone River XGCB8

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This is an original 1910 sepia photogravure of "The Gateway & Walls. Fort St. Andrè." Captured in this early twentieth century image is the Saint-André Fort, a massive structure atop the summit of the Andaon Mount. In 1291, Philippe the Beautiful, the French King, realized his grandfather's desire to fortify the strategically important location on the Rhône River at the then-border of France.

CONDITION

This 101+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Moderate water stain - bottom margin.

  • Product Type: Original Photogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 7 inches; 11 x 18 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a 1910 collection depicting picturesque sites along the Rhône Valley of France, featuring Roman ruins, Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals, and medieval towns nestled along the river. Printed on quality stock, the images capture and document the rich history of this area as it appeared at the turn-of-the-twentieth century, offering unique moments captured in time.

Keywords specific to this image: Fortification, Architecture, Tower

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