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La Pompe Notre-Dame (The Notre Dame Pump)
  • Charles Meryon
    born: Paris, France ; died: Charenton-le-Pont, France
  • La Pompe Notre-Dame (The Notre Dame Pump), 1852
  • Eaux-Fortes sur Paris (etchings of Paris)
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching, drypoint
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 169 x 250 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 247 x 320 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 5/8 x 9 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 12 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift from the John and Ann Talleur Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0160

Monochromatic image of a bridge. There is water in the foreground. There are two small boats in the bottom right corner with figures on them. The water line is very near to the bottom of the page. There is a tall brick wall above the water on the right side, at lower right. There is a wooden bridge built out over thee water. It is made of many small sticks. There are single story buildings built on top. There is a tall square tower with a pyramidal roof in the center. It has rectangular windows on the front. There are buildings on the right side in the middle. The sky is white with white clouds and birds.