New York State - Fort Ticonderoga
New York State - Fort Ticonderoga. The fort (formerly Fort Carillon) is a large 18th-century fort built by the French at a narrows near the south end of Lake Champlain in upstate New York. Constructed by Michel Chartier de Lotbiniere, Marquis de Lotbiniere in the mid 18th century during the Seven Years' War. Became strategically important during the 18th-century colonial conflicts between Great Britain and France, and also during the American Revolutionary War. Date: circa 1905
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Afgar by Fred Thompson and Worton David
Afgar by Fred Thompson and Worton David, music by Charles Cuvillier, based on the operetta by Andre Barde and Michel Carre fils (Theatre des Capucines, Paris, 2 April 1909). This was a bowdlerised version of the French original. First produced at the London Pavilion, 17 September 1919, touring to the Theatre Royal, Blackburn, Lancashire, 7 March 1921.
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Fountain of Cybele. 18th century. Madrid. Spain
Fountain of Cibeles by Francisco Gutierrez (1727-1782) (the goddess and the chariot), Robert Michel (1720-1786) (the lions) and Miguel Ximenez, according to the design of Ventura Rodr?=?guez (1717-1785). Cybele in her chariot drawn by lions. Madrid. Spain.
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