Vintage landscape: Nîmes, France

Garden of the Fountains, Nîmes, France]Garden[s] of the Fountains, Nîmes, France,” between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900, by Detroit Publishing Co., via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs.

This is another image from the Library’s photochrom collection, which includes many views of the architecture, monuments, and landscapes of France.

Les Jardins de la Fontaine were built in the mid 1700s.  They were the first public gardens in France.

4 thoughts on “Vintage landscape: Nîmes, France

  1. Wow, you’re on a roll with all these vintages scenes of French gardens and parks. The view of Pau was especially surprising. I spent a couple weeks there in high school and it certainly didn’t look like that then. Best part was being close to the Pyrenees and hiking there. Interesting to see how these places once looked compared to more recent times.

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