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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

French Architectural Prints

I came across these antique French prints at an estate sale a few days ago.  I couldn't afford them, but the pics were free!


 The first print shows a fireplace elevation, the ceiling above and a section to the right and the tile floor plan on the bottom.  If my French translations are correct, it is for a dining room.  Isnt the wallpaper pattern on the walls and ceiling great ?

 The second print is for a painted design on a ceiling.  The top section shows the profile section thru the plaster moulding.


The last print shows the wall paper pattern for a parlor or living room at a hotel.  The bottom drawing shows a plan view section of the wall and how the doors sit it in.  The strikingly handsome reflection in the glass is yours truly ;)

7 comments:

  1. Well, yours truly, thank you for sharing these prints with us. The wall paper in the bottom photo with your reflection is just stunning. I especially love the design around the door.

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  2. Hello Troy,
    It is a shame they were so expensive, but the pictures are fantastic. Gorgeous prints! The last print is for a smoking room I believe...a rather beautiful one!
    Big hug,
    Giac

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  3. Thanks for sharing these, Troy. I love the wall and ceiling designs for the dining room! It's a pity they were asking so much for them, but great that you were able to take photos - nice clear ones, too, thank you!

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  4. Hi Troy,

    Nice to see a post from you, again! Are you all settled into your new place? Thanks for sharing the gorgeous prints.

    Cheers,
    John

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    1. Hi John, Mostly settled except for the miniature room. Finally sold our old house last week so now I have some funds to get going on that. Thanks for asking!

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  5. Thank you for showing these pictures, I'm sorry for being too expensive.
      hug, Fernanda

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  6. HI Troy! The prints are Sumptuous but I thought the second one was of a rug! I think it would make a great carpet, as ceilings can be difficult to view depending on the height of the doll's house, that is. I am happy to see you blogging once again. I have missed your posts.

    elizabeth

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