Portrait of meteorologist Norman B. Conger sitting on a bicycle in front of a painting of a marine scene. In 1895 Norman Conger became the first qualified meteorologist to take charge of the Weather Bureau in Detroit.(original photo taken in 1880; copy negative taken in 1931)
The woodwork (boiserie) of the Chinese cabinet of the hôtel du duc de Richelieu (Musée Carnavalet)
The hôtel du duc de Richelieu in Place Royale (now Place des Vosges) housed in the eighteenth century a bureau whose walls were completely covered with designs of Chinese inspiration, illustrating the pronounced taste of the West at that time for « chinoiserie » picturesque subjects depicting the panorama of an imaginary Orient.