This is an original 1910 black and white halftone print of "Fourvières and the Cathedral. Lyons." Rising on the distant hillside in this early twentieth century image is the apsidal end of the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, a minor basilica located in Lyon, France. Situated in a dominant position overlooking the city, the Fourvière was built between 1872 and 1884 with private funds. In the foreground is the Lyon Cathedral, a Roman Catholic "Primatiale," constructed from the twelfth to fifteenth centuries.
This 101+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 3 inches; 11 x 8 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: Church, Architecture, Religious Architecture, Gothic, Bell Towers