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Charles Nègre (1820-80)

Drawing Room, Villa Leader 1862

Albumen print | 16.5 (image diameter) | RCIN 2932795

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Photograph of the Drawing Room of Villa Leader, in Cannes. In the centre of the room, in the foreground, stands a croquet table with balls and sticks resting on it. In the background are various chairs and a table with books on. The back room has a mirror with a clock in front of it. The entrance to the room is via a double door in the corner.

The politician Sir John Temple-Leader (1810-1903) was one of the first to build a villa in Cannes at the end of the 1840's which led to the establishment of Cannes as a resort patronised by English aristocratic circles. An area of the city is still known as the Quartier des Anglais.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Nègre (1820-80) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    John Temple-Leader
  • 16.5 (image diameter)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Provence [France]
            • Alpes-Maritimes
              • Cannes [France]
                • Villa Leader [Cannes]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • The Home
          • Drawing rooms