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December 30, 2010 / jmeuropeana

Today in Europeana: 30 December

On the 30th of December –

A dinner party is held inside an Iguanodon; Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée is born; Galeazzo Alessi dies.

In South-Londond in 1852, a dinner party was held inside a life-size model of an Iguanodon erected for the Great Exhibition of 1853-54. And there is a picture of that very model in Europeana:
Models Of Extinct Animals, The Iguanodon

Frnech painter Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée was born in 1724 in Paris.
La Bonté et la Générosité

Italian architect Galeazzo Alessi dies at age 60 in 1572.
SAMPIERDARENA - GIARDINO PUBBLICO - PANORAMA DELLA GRANDE ARTISTICA VILLA GALEAZZO ALESSI - VGT.

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