Gallery of the Château de Chenonceau

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Illustration

Babeth Étiève-Cartwright
by Steve Collis
published on 03 April 2024
Gallery of the Château de Chenonceau Download Full Size Image

Gallery of the Château de Chenonceau, Loire Valley, France. The gallery was commissioned by Catherine de' Medici (1519-1599). The gallery is 197 feet long (60 m) and 19.7 feet wide (6 m), hosted many lavish parties and is likely to have impressed such illustrious visitors as Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), Harry Truman (1884-1972), and Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974).

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Collis, S. (2024, April 03). Gallery of the Château de Chenonceau. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18771/gallery-of-the-chateau-de-chenonceau/

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Collis, Steve. "Gallery of the Château de Chenonceau." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 03, 2024. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18771/gallery-of-the-chateau-de-chenonceau/.

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Collis, Steve. "Gallery of the Château de Chenonceau." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Apr 2024. Web. 16 Jul 2024.

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