French Legation Museum, Austin, TX Photos

The French Legation (1841) in Austin (802 San Marcos St.) was built by Alphonse Dubois de Saligny, representative of France to Republic of Texas. It is now a house museum run by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. It is on the National Register.

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French Legation built by Alphonse Dubois de Saligny, representative of France to Republic of Texas, now a Museum. Austin, TX.French Legation Museum run by Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Austin, TX.View of Texas State Capitol from garden of French Legation Museum which must remain unobstructed by law. Austin, TX.Central hall with staircase to second floor attic at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
French Legation (1841) (802 San Marcos St.) built by Alphonse Dubois de Saligny, representative of France to Republic of Texas, now a Museum. Austin, TX. Style: Vernacular Creole Cottage. On National Register.French Legation Museum run by Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Austin, TX.View of Texas State Capitol from garden of French Legation Museum which must remain unobstructed by law. Austin, TX.Central hall with staircase to second floor attic at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Rear hallway door at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Hallway paintings & furniture at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Hallway ceiling lamp at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Self-portrait by brother of Lydia Lee Robertson, the family which lived in the home which is now French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Rear hallway door at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Hallway paintings & furniture at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Hallway ceiling lamp at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Self-portrait by brother of Lydia Lee Robertson, the family which lived in the home (1848-1940) which is now French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Parlor at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Blue flow coffee service in parlor at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Setee, armchair & round table in parlor at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Hinge hardware on closet door in parlor at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Parlor at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Blue flow coffee service in parlor at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Setee, armchair & round table in parlor at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Hinge hardware on closet door in parlor at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Piano by George Steck & Co. of New York in parlor at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Girandole base with bears raiding bee hive at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Red glass luster at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Vitrine with blue porcelain plates at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Piano by George Steck & Co. of New York in parlor at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Girandole base with bears raiding bee hive at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Red glass luster at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Vitrine with blue porcelain plates at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Cellarette liquor chest at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Fireplace & armchair at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Robert LaSalle portrait at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Writing table at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Cellarette liquor chest at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Fireplace & armchair at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Robert LaSalle portrait (French explorer of parts of Texas) at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Writing table at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Bookcase & tapestry covered armchair at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Statuette of Lafayette at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Four poster bed from Robertson family at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Carved sofa at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Bookcase & tapestry covered armchair at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Statuette of Lafayette at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Four poster bed from Robertson family at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Carved sofa at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Detail of animal head carved on sofa leg at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Chest of drawers with mirror at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Reclining chair at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Reclining chair at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Detail of animal head carved on sofa leg at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Chest of drawers with mirror at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Reclining chair at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Reclining chair at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Bed original to the house at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Basin, pitcher & washstand at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Wall cabinet at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Painting of French Legation house by Julia Robertson at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Bed original to the house at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Basin, pitcher & washstand at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Wall cabinet at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Painting of French Legation house by Julia Robertson (age 12) at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Ladder to wine cellar at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Cistern & kitchen building at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Reproduction kitchen at French Legation Museum, built on site of original kitchen which burned to the ground in 1880. Austin, TX.Sitting bathtub with handled vessel to hold coals for heating bath water in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Ladder to wine cellar at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Cistern & kitchen building at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Reproduction kitchen at French Legation Museum, built on site of original kitchen which burned to the ground in 1880. Austin, TX.Sitting bathtub with handled vessel to hold coals for heating bath water in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Tall clock in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Sideboard with plates at in kitchen French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Devices in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Ceramic pitcher & cookbook in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Tall clock in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Sideboard with plates at in kitchen French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Devices in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Ceramic pitcher & cookbook in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Butter churn in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Serving vessels in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Water dispenser with drip pan in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Side chair with cow-hide seat in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Butter churn in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Serving vessels in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Water dispenser with drip pan in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Side chair with cow-hide seat in kitchen at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.
Pipe in shape of Zachary Taylor prob. made for Presidential campaign found at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Transfer printed ceramic chards found at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.

Pipe in shape of Zachary Taylor prob. made for Presidential campaign (1848) found at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.Transfer printed ceramic chards found at French Legation Museum. Austin, TX.


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