Friday, September 25, 2009

Vaux le Vicomte - endnotes

Here's a few last shots of Vaux le Vicomte. The Chateau from the entry-side:

Looking back, about halfway to the canal & grotto:

The two drawings below were part of an exhibit for how the Chateau and specifically the Dome, were built:

And finally, horsechestnuts lining the canal:


Sally said...

Love the post, but have a quick question about Horse Chestnuts. Why don't we have them here in the US. They are so stately.

Jennifer G. Horn said...

Oh we do -- not so much in VA, but they are a classic Olmsted plant and are all over Central Park. We just can't IMPORT them!;)