The delicate iron frame at the back of this building is what remains of the greenhouse supplied by the Eiffel company to the Chateau de Termelles in Abilly. Given that the chateau was built by a foundry owner it seems a bit odd that the greenhouse was supplied by Eiffel. But maybe not. Maybe there was a professional connection and greenhouses are sufficiently specialist that a foundry owner making agricultural machinery would go to a colleague making fancy buildings for his quite grand greenhouse.
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