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INVENTORY OF THE MATERIALS RELATING TO THE BUILDING OF A BRIDGE AT BERGERAC, ca. 1768-1840
870536  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Materials relating to the building of a bridge at Bergerac
    Date (inclusive): circa 1768-1840
    Collection number: 870536
    Creator: Dordogne (France)
    Extent: 2 linear feet (circa 220 items)
    Repository: Getty Research Institute
    Research Library
    Special Collections and Visual Resources
    1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
    Los Angeles, CA 90049-1688
    Abstract: A comprehensive collection of architectural materials related to the building of a bridge at Bergerac in southwest France (bulk ca. 1825), containing plans, designs, proposals, explanations, estimates, specifications, correspondence, and other supporting materials.
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    Language: Collection material in French

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Open for use by qualified researchers.

    Publication Rights

    Preferred Citation

    Materials relating to the building of a bridge at Bergerac, ca. 1768-1840, Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession no. 870536.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired in 1987.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Architectural plans, designs, proposals, explanations, estimates, specifications, correspondence, maps, and other supporting materials (the bulk falling around 1825) relating to the building of a bridge at Bergerac in southwest France (department Dordogne) and to the redesign of city streets to accomodate it. The collection apparently comprises a virtually complete archive of the project through the design stage.

    Indexing Terms

    Subjects

    Architecture—France—18th century
    Architecture—France—19th century
    Bridges
    Civil Engineering
    Bergerac (France)
    Dordogne (France)

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Architectural drawings—19th century—France
    Maps—19th century—France
    Broadsides—19th century—France