Eleutherian Mills

Maker and role
Anne Marguérite de Marigny, Baroness Hyde de Neuville (b.1779, d.1849), Artist
Production date
Circa 1817
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Object detail

Sepia ink on paper
7 1/4 x 9 1/2" (18.4 x 24.1cm)
This image of Eleutherian Mills shows the du Pont family home located above the salpeter refinery building which was used in the manufacturing of DuPont gunpowder.

The figure of Elèuthere Irénée du Pont appears on the piazza holding the bullhorn which enabled him to speak to the workmen in the gunpowder yards below.
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