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Pierre Jeanneret

Pierre Jeanneret

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  • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
  • Pierre Jeanneret (creator)

Title

Pierre Jeanneret

Dates of creation

1954-1965

Level of archival description

Dossier 1

Extent and Medium

  • 47 photographies
  • 47 photographs

Scope and Content

Le dossier documente les photographies prises par Pierre Jeanneret durant son passage à Chandigarh, en Inde, de 1951 à 1965. Le dossier inclut des photographies de la vie quotidienne à Chandigarh, des résidences privées et gouvernementales, des écoles, de l'Université du Panjab et du Capitol. Le matériel dans ce dossier a été produit entre 1954 et 1965. Le dossier contient des photographies.

File documents the photographs taken by Pierre Jeanneret during his stay at Chandigarh, in India, in 19510 to 1965. The file includes photographs of the everyday life at Chandigarh, private and governmental residences, schools, the Panjab University and the Capitol, and a photograph of furniture he designed. The material in this file was produced between 1954 and 1965. The file contains photographs.

Reference Number

AP156.S4.SS5.D1

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    • Reference Number: ARCH268940
    • Title: Photographs of private residences and government housing in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1956-1966
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (architect)

    Description:

    Group consists of 14 photographs by Pierre Jeanneret of some of the private villas and government housing (the single residences and the communal housing) designed by Pierre Jeanneret in Chandigarh, India.

    There are photographs of the House for Mr Gautham Sahgal in sector 5 and a photograph of the House of the Circuit House in sector 6. There is also a photograph of the Members of Legislative Assembly Hostel (MLA Hostel) in an unidentified sector (sector 3 or 4), House Type 10-J in sector 9, three photographs of the House Type 13-J (Double Storey) in an unidentified sector, two photographs of the House Type 10-JB in sector 22, a photograph of the House Type 12-JE in an unidentified sector, two photograph the House Type 4-J and a photograph of the House Type 11-J (Single Storeyed) in an unidentified sector. The group also includes a photograph of an unidentifed house's detail of construction.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 14 photographs

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper; gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on thin cardboard

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest; irreg.): 16.6 x 16.5 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 17.2 x 21.8 cm

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Folder Number:

    156-024-06

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    • Reference Number: ARCH268941
    • Title: Houses for Peons in sector 23 in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1956-1961
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (architect)

    Description:

    Two photographs of the Houses Type 13-J (Single Storey) or Houses for Peons in the sector 23 of Chandigarh, India.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 photographs

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on thin cardboard

    Dimensions:

    composition (range; for individual images): 12.8 to 15.3 x 19.5 to 20.5 cm secondary support: 42 x 29.9 cm

    Physical Description:

    Two photographs mounted on a cardboard.

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

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    • Reference Number: ARCH268943
    • Title: Junior secondary school-II in sector 22 in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1956
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 photograph

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 17.4 x 21.7 cm

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Folder Number:

    156-024-07

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    • Reference Number: ARCH268944
    • Title: Photographs of the Panjab University in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1959-1960
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (architect)
    • Bhanu Prakash Mathur (architect)

    Description:

    Group consists of 4 photographs by Pierre Jeanneret of some of the Panjab University's buildings in sector 14 in Chandigarh, India, designed by Pierre Jeanneret.

    There is a photograph of the University Hostel for Girls and two photographs of the University Hostel for Boys. There is also a photograph of the Gandhi Bhawan.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 photographs

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper; gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on thin cardboard

    Dimensions:

    sheet (range for individual images): 14.4 to 21.6.x 15.2 to 21.7 cm

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Folder Number:

    156-024-08

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    • Reference Number: ARCH268945
    • Title: Photographs of the Capitol in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1955
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
    • Le Corbusier (architect)

    Description:

    Group consists of 9 photographs by Pierre Jeanneret of some of the Capitol’s buildings designed by Le Corbusier in sector 1 in Chandigarh, India. It contains photographs of the High Court in Chandigarh, India.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 photographs

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print on paper; gelatin silver print on paper mounted on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 8.9 x 12.8 cm

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Folder Number:

    156-027-02

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    • Reference Number: ARCH268948
    • Title: Photograph of a model for the Gandhi Bhawan at the Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1959-1960
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (architect)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
    • Unknown (model maker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 photograph

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print on paper

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Folder Number:

    156-024-09

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    • Reference Number: ARCH280788
    • Title: Photographs of the Panjab University in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1959-1960
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (architect)
    • Bhanu Prakash Mathur (architect)

    Description:

    Group consists of 6 photographs by Pierre Jeanneret of some of the Panjab University's buildings in sector 10 in Chandigarh, India, designed by Pierre Jeanneret.

    There is a photograph of the University's Administration Building, a photograph of the University Arts College, two photographs of the University Arts College, including a south view and a detail of the building under construction. There are also two photographs of the University Library.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 photographs

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on thin cardboard

    Dimensions:

    composition (range; for individual images): 14.1 to 14.2 x 19.5 to 23.2 cm secondary supports: 42 x 29.9 cm

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

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    • Reference Number: ARCH258390
    • Title: Furniture designed by Pierre Jeanneret at Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1953-1956
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (furniture designer)

    Description:

    Set of chairs and tables designed by Pierre Jeanneret in Chandigarh, India, disposed on a rug, outdoor.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 29 × 39,3 cm

    Inscription:

    stamped - by the photographer, c.: "Photo de Pierre JEANNERET / ARCHITECTE / 11, rue Toepffer - GENÈVE / - tous droits réservés - / MENTION OBLIGATOIRE / Genève / Tél. 46 46 32". numbered - in graphite, c.l.: "23 [circled]".

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Copyright:

    © CCA

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    • Reference Number: ARCH265532
    • Title: Southest view of the Assembly under construction, Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: 1962
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
    • Le Corbusier (architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    composition: 29,5 × 39,4 cm secondary support: 29,5 × 39,4 cm

    Inscription:

    Inscribed by unknown hand, on secondary support, verso, in blue ink: SOUTH EAST VIEW OF ASSEMBLY BUILDING, CHANDIGARH. / ARCHITECT: LE CORBUSIER / PHOTO : JEANNERET .; stamped, in navy blue ink: Photo de Pierre JEANNERET / ARCHITECTE / 11, rue Toepffer - GENÈVE / -- Tous droits réservés -- / MENTION OBLIGATOIRE / Genève / Tél. 46 46 32; and numbered, in graphite: 24

    Location:

    Chandigarh India

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • construction

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    General note:

    • This photograph was part of a group of images about Chandigarh that were enlarged, mounted on board, and presented in an exhibition in 1971 at the musée des Beaux-Arts, Besançon, France.
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