A baron's residence (barony), Douvres: detail of machicolations

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RIBApix ref no RIBA22304
Artist/PhotographerBouet, Georges (1817-1890)
CountryFrance
CityDouvres
Image Date1850
ViewExterior
StyleMedieval
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/260, Normandie No.910
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: In addition to being a landscape and architectural painter, lithographer and archaeologist, Bouet was also appointed Inspecteur de la Societe Francaise d'Archeologie. This drawing is one of a number of topographical studies and details of French, German, Italian and Swiss medieval architecture executed by him between around 1850 and 1865.

Subject tags

houses, fortifications, castles