An Early View of The Wigwam

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On the left of this view is the east front of The Wigwam. On the far right is Isaac Singer's Riding and Exercise Pavilion (now the Rotunda). In the centre linking the two buildings is a large octagonal palm house. This photo was taken before 1900 when Paris Singer commissioned the French landscape architect Achille Duchene to lay out the gardens.

Written by John Wilson, Singer archivist.


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Description:  
Written by John Wilson, Singer archivist.
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Contributor   John Wilson  
Item  
Identifier ref 70
Format   greyscale photograph; 101 mm x 211 mm  
Coverage   Devon. Paignton  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Singer. Building. Oldway. Mansion. Green house  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Torbay Library Services  
Keywords east original Wigwam early mansion palm house greenhouse conservatory