Chateau de Chaumont: close-up of a stair turret

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RIBApix ref no RIBA27593
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryFrance
CityChaumont
Subject Date1510
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/F/187 (DKN/F/241)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This Gothic chateau with Renaissance additions replaced a 10th century fortress which was burnt to the ground in 1465 on the orders of Louis XI. It was rebuilt by Charles I d'Amboise from 1465-1475 and then finished by his son, Charles II d'Amboise de Chaumont from 1498-1510.

Subject tags

towers, country houses, lanterns, arcades