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1000705Market StreetMarket Street, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825Market StreetMarket Street, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825Zoom http://www.museum-lehavre.fr/sites/default/files/styles/exposition_portrait/public/multimedia/40102_detour.jpg?itok=T0kZ_78lMuséum du Havre
12862000Frankford, PhiladelphiaFrankford, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825Frankford, PhiladelphiaFrankford, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825Zoom http://www.museum-lehavre.fr/sites/default/files/styles/exposition/public/multimedia/40019_detour.jpg?itok=LO0ynfZcMuséum du Havre
12702000Frankford, PhiladelphiaFrankford, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825Frankford, PhiladelphiaFrankford, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825Zoom http://www.museum-lehavre.fr/sites/default/files/styles/exposition/public/multimedia/40020_detour.jpg?itok=J24eQhppMuséum du Havre
13922000Frankford, Philadelphia Frankford, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, July 15th 1822Frankford, Philadelphia Frankford, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, July 15th 1822Zoom http://www.museum-lehavre.fr/sites/default/files/styles/exposition/public/multimedia/39161r_detour.jpg?itok=kkL2tY2CMuséum du Havre
13662000Germantown, PhiladelphiaGermantown, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825Germantown, PhiladelphiaGermantown, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825Zoom http://www.museum-lehavre.fr/sites/default/files/styles/exposition/public/multimedia/40032_detour.jpg?itok=5rH_qkOyMuséum du Havre
13252000Germantown, Philadelphia Germantown, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825Germantown, Philadelphia Germantown, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825Zoom http://www.museum-lehavre.fr/sites/default/files/styles/exposition/public/multimedia/40058_detour.jpg?itok=uCNh_ReBMuséum du Havre
13402000Environs de PhiladelphieDans les environs de Philadelphie (Pennsylvanie), C.-A. Lesueur, entre 1816 et 1825Environs de PhiladelphieDans les environs de Philadelphie (Pennsylvanie), C.-A. Lesueur, entre 1816 et 1825Zoom http://www.museum-lehavre.fr/sites/default/files/styles/exposition/public/multimedia/40045_detour.jpg?itok=GqO6h9FMMuséum du Havre
13332000The outskirts of Philadelphia The outskirts of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825The outskirts of Philadelphia The outskirts of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825Zoom http://www.museum-lehavre.fr/sites/default/files/styles/exposition/public/multimedia/40043_detour.jpg?itok=qQi_WWeiMuséum du Havre
13272000House in PhiladelphiaHouse in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825House in PhiladelphiaHouse in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825Zoom http://www.museum-lehavre.fr/sites/default/files/styles/exposition/public/multimedia/40037_detour.jpg?itok=TZs588QSMuséum du Havre
13752000The outskirts of Philadelphia The outskirts of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825The outskirts of Philadelphia The outskirts of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), C.-A. Lesueur, between 1816 and 1825Zoom http://www.museum-lehavre.fr/sites/default/files/styles/exposition/public/multimedia/40070_detour.jpg?itok=LT7KuB7XMuséum du Havre

Philadelphia

Lesueur spent almost ten years in Philadelphia, where he was introduced to many scientists by William Maclure.

 

« My bedroom is upside down ; fish skins, jars, fossils, shells, and turtles are all over the place, surrounded by dermestes - which have started to devour several birds and quadrupeds – and the larvae I fed my turtles with (...) »

Letter from C.-A. Lesueur to his friend Desmarest (Professor at the veterinary school of Alfort since 1814), circa November 27th 1817, (Inventory n°45035, p.3-4)

 

 

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