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Louis, Duke de Vallombrosa on horseback, Medora, N.D.
Louis, Duke de Vallombrosa on horseback, Medora, N.D.
TitleLouis, Duke de Vallombrosa on horseback, Medora, N.D.
Date of Original1903
DescriptionLouis, Duke de Vallombrosa and son of the Marquis and Marquise de Mores sits on horseback with a rifle during a trip back to the town of Medora in 1903. The Badlands are visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Horses
Horseback riding
Rifles
Personal NameVallombrosa, Louis, Duke de, 1885-1959
LocationMedora (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number00042-009
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. He died in New York in 1959.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionMarquis de Mores Photograph Collection 00042
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00042-009)
Rights ManagementRights transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00042009
OCLC number17732729
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