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Bibliothèque Royale, Paris: the courtyard. Line engraving by Letitia Byrne after T.T. Bury, ca. 1830.

Bury, T. T. 1811-1877.

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The "cour d'honneur" of the Site Richelieu, off the rue de Richelieu: view towards the north, the building by Jacques V Gabriel in 1736, and on the right, the long east wing, attributed to Robert de Cotte, incorporating the Galerie Mazarine. Some of the buildings were rebuilt in the 19th and 20th centuries for the purposes of the Bibliothèque Nationale (subsequently Bibliothèque Nationale de France)

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1 print : line engraving ; image 8 x 14 cm

Lettering

Bibliotheque Royale. ; T.T. Bury delt. ; A. Pugin dirext. ; Miss Byrne sc.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 21514i

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