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Royal Palace Versaiiles France 1890 Vintage Rotogravure Black & White Victorian Photo Illustration To Frame

Royal Palace Versaiiles France 1890 Vintage Rotogravure Black & White Victorian Photo Illustration To Frame

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Height: 8.5 Inches
  • Width: 11 Inches
  • Materials: paper, ephemera, ink
  • Favorited by: 10 people
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The Royal Palace of Versailles.

Here is a fabulous antique photo showing the massive scale and opulent architectural details of the very beautiful Royal Palace as viewed back in 1890.

The Palace of Versailles, or simply Versailles, is a royal château in Versailles in the Île-de-France region of France.

When the château was built, Versailles was a country village; today, however, it is a suburb of Paris, some 20 kilometres southwest of the French capital. The court of Versailles was the centre of political power in France from 1682, when Louis XIV moved from Paris, until the royal family was forced to return to the capital in October 1789 after the beginning of the French Revolution. Versailles is therefore famous not only as a building, but as a symbol of the system of absolute monarchy of the Ancien Régime.

France was a very different world 127 years ago. There were no automobiles, electricity was still in it's infancy and photography was a relatively new and very exciting invention.

For the very wealthy, there were lavish picture books for people to gaze upon... exotic and wonderful far off places around the globe; like the book this delightful 8.5" x 11" photo plate came from. The print itself is 6" x 8" and it simply yells "FRAME ME!"

"The Palace of Versailles' is printed on heavy weight paper with just a bit of a sheen; it's smooth and clean, without wrinkles or pings or marks; simply a gem.

Matted, framed and displayed as a gallery grouping, these wonderful vintage architecture prints are simply spectacular. (Please note that the framed examples in the last photos are just to show how this might look when it's matted and framed. Your print will come to you unmatted and unframed.)

Surrender Dorothy offers a non-stop jaw-dropping cornucopia of frame-worthy antique and vintage prints, ads, drawings, sketches, plans, lithos, engravings, posters, maps, charts and illustrations of all kinds to adorn every room in your happy home. Terrific finds to gussy up your workplace too.

Our entire inventory moves in and out of here very quickly and fresh selections are added each day. Please be sure to bookmark our shop and check back to visit us often so you don't miss our latest discoveries.

I'll send this to you to you by way of the USPS packed flat and protected in a rigid mailer.
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All things French may be viewed here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=france
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Take our Grand Tour of the Victorian Era here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=victorian
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Visit our gallery of all things Black and White here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=black+white
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Please View Our Shop Policies Here:
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The Royal Palace of Versailles.

Here is a fabulous antique photo showing the massive scale and opulent architectural details of the very beautiful Royal Palace as viewed back in 1890.

The Palace of Versailles, or simply Versailles, is a royal château in Versailles in the Île-de-France region of France.

When the château was built, Versailles was a country village; today, however, it is a suburb of Paris, some 20 kilometres southwest of the French capital. The court of Versailles was the centre of political power in France from 1682, when Louis XIV moved from Paris, until the royal family was forced to return to the capital in October 1789 after the beginning of the French Revolution. Versailles is therefore famous not only as a building, but as a symbol of the system of absolute monarchy of the Ancien Régime.

France was a very different world 127 years ago. There were no automobiles, electricity was still in it's infancy and photography was a relatively new and very exciting invention.

For the very wealthy, there were lavish picture books for people to gaze upon... exotic and wonderful far off places around the globe; like the book this delightful 8.5" x 11" photo plate came from. The print itself is 6" x 8" and it simply yells "FRAME ME!"

"The Palace of Versailles' is printed on heavy weight paper with just a bit of a sheen; it's smooth and clean, without wrinkles or pings or marks; simply a gem.

Matted, framed and displayed as a gallery grouping, these wonderful vintage architecture prints are simply spectacular. (Please note that the framed examples in the last photos are just to show how this might look when it's matted and framed. Your print will come to you unmatted and unframed.)

Surrender Dorothy offers a non-stop jaw-dropping cornucopia of frame-worthy antique and vintage prints, ads, drawings, sketches, plans, lithos, engravings, posters, maps, charts and illustrations of all kinds to adorn every room in your happy home. Terrific finds to gussy up your workplace too.

Our entire inventory moves in and out of here very quickly and fresh selections are added each day. Please be sure to bookmark our shop and check back to visit us often so you don't miss our latest discoveries.

I'll send this to you to you by way of the USPS packed flat and protected in a rigid mailer.
=====================================================
All things French may be viewed here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=france
====================================================
Take our Grand Tour of the Victorian Era here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=victorian
=====================================================
Visit our gallery of all things Black and White here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/surrenderdorothy/search?search_query=black+white
*******************************************************
Please View Our Shop Policies Here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/SurrenderDorothy/policy?ref=shopinfo_policies_leftnav

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