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Louis, Duke de Vallombrosa
Louis, Duke de Vallombrosa
TitleLouis, Duke de Vallombrosa
Date of Original1939
DescriptionLouis, Duke de Vallombrosa, stands outside a stately home for a portrait. He wears a lightweight suit, and the trees and gardens in full bloom indicate summer time.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Portraits
Subject (LCTGM)Suits (Clothing)
Mustaches
Gardens
Personal NameVallombrosa, Louis, Duke de, 1885-1959
Decade1930-1939
Item Number00098-01
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] Marquis de Mores Collection Mss 10036
Biography/HistoryLouis, Duke de Vallombrosa was born in New York in 1885, and brought to Dakota Territory as an infant. After leaving Dakota Territory in 1886, he grew up in France, and returned to North Dakota in 1903 for a visit with his mother Medora and sister Athenais. He was educated at Yale University and married in 1918. His son Antoinne or Tony was born in 1921. Louis was a banker until 1936 when he retired and moved to Switzerland, the same year he deeded the Chateau de Mores to the state of North Dakota.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionMarquis de Mores Papers 00098
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00098-01)
Rights ManagementRights transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh0009801
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