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Lot 617: CARRIERES & TUILERIE DE L'OBSERVANCE, CIE. DES - J. B. VENET & CIE.
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 10 September 1857 69 RHONE. LYON. Action Nominative de F100. olive, black. #1900. No 195. Formed Lyon, 1857. L'Observance (named after a formed convent) is a district of Lyon, rising on the right bank of the Saône. The company's office was on the Quai Pierre-Seize, beside the Saône below the quarry. The very decorative border shows the arms of Lyon, various buildings and statues in the city, railway, and a view from across the Rhône, showing the quarry cut into the limestone slope on the opposite side of the river, and the tile-works on the river bank.
Condition Report: VF