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Maker(s):Atget, Eugène
Culture:French (1857-1927)
Title:Cèdre (Malmaison)
Date Made:1919-1921
Type:Photograph
Materials:arrowroot print
Place Made:Europe; France; Paris
Measurements:sheet: 7 1/16 x 9 1/8 in.; 17.9388 x 23.1775 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2002.120
Credit Line:Museum purchase
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
Landscape - View of the Ceder of Malmaison. Planted by Josephine in 1800 to commemorate the Battle of Morengo. Still standing today. Chateau in background.

Label Text:
Cedar of Malmaison
In 1800, Josephine planted the famous Lebanon Cedar near the ch√Ęteau at Malmaison to commemorate the Battle of Marengo. Photographed by Atget around 1920, it is still standing today.

Tags:
trees; paths; landscapes; photographs; photography

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