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Pierre Jeanneret

Pierre Jeanneret

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People

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

Title

Pierre Jeanneret

Dates of creation

between 1951 and 1965

Level of archival description

Dossier 1

Extent and Medium

  • 168 photographies
  • 168 photographs

Scope and Content

Le dossier documente les photographies prises par Pierre Jeanneret et sélectionnées pour une exposition au Musée des Beaux-Arts de Besançon, en France, en 1971. Le dossier inclut des photographies de la vie quotidienne à Chandigarh, des résidences privées et gouvernementales, des écoles, de l'Université du Panjab, du Capitol, de divers bâtiments et installations, de maquettes et des peintures de Le Corbusier. Le matériel dans ce dossier a été produit entre 1951 et 1965. Le dossier contient des photographies montées sur carton.

File documents the photographs taken by Pierre Jeanneret and selected for an exhibition at the Musée des Beaux-Arts at Besançon, in France, in 1971. The file includes photographs of everyday life in Chandigarh, private and governement residences, schools, the Panjab University, the Capitol, various buildings and installations, models and paintings by Le Corbusier. The material in this file was produced between 1951 and 1965. The file contains photographs mounted on board.

Reference Number

AP156.S5.SS1.D1

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269544
    • Title: Le Corbusier and others at Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: 1953-1961
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
    • Le Corbusier (subject)
    • Maxwell Fry (subject)

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs predominantly of Le Corbusier in Chandigarh, India, including a photograph of him with the model of the Bhakra Dam around 1960 or 1961, photographs with engineers and contractors at the Capitol Complex in 1953 and in 1956. There is also a photograph of him at work at the Bhakra Dam in construction. The group also contains photographs of Maxwell Fry, including a photograph of him and Jawaharlal Nehru in 1958.

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29,8 × 26 cm sheet (largest): 29,5 × 39,5 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: ARCH269545
    • Title: Photographs of everyday life at Chandigarh, in India, during constructions
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1951-1955
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs of everyday life in Chandigarh, India, predominantly of workers on construction sites.

    Quantity / Object type:

    19 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29,8 × 26 cm sheet (largest): 29,5 × 39,5 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: ARCH269546
    • Title: Photographs of government housing in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1953-1956
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs of government housing in Chandigarh, India, including photographs of Peons' Houses in sector 10 and 22, a photograph of unidentified houses in sector 19, a photograph of the M.L.A Hostel in sector 4 and photographs of Houses for clerks (House Type 12-JE) in sector 20. The group also includes photographs of the House Type 9-JA in sector 11, the House Type 13-J (D.S.) in an unidentified sector and the House Type 4-J in sector 5.

    Quantity / Object type:

    24 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29,5 × 31,5 cm sheet (largest): 29,5 × 31,5 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: ARCH269547
    • Title: Photographs of Pierre Jeanneret's house in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1953-1956
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs of Pierre Jeanneret's house (House Type 4-J) in sector 5 in Chandigarh, India, including interior and exterior views.

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29,3 × 33,5 cm sheet (largest): 29,5 × 39,5 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: ARCH269548
    • Title: Photographs of schools and hostel in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1955-1965
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs of school and hostels in Chandigarh, India, including photographs of the Primary school in sector 15 and a photograph of the Hostel of Polytechnic for men in sector 20.

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29 × 32,5 cm sheet (largest): 29 × 39,5 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: ARCH269549
    • Title: Photographs of the Panjab University in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1955-1965
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs by Pierre Jeanneret of some of the Panjab University's buildings in sector 14 in Chandigarh, India, including the Gandhi Bhawan, some Colleges’ buildings, students’ residences designed by Pierre Jeanneret.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board; 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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269550
    • Title: Photographs of various buildings in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1955-1965
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs of various buildings in Chandigarh, India, including a photograph of the Shop-Cum-Flats II in sector 22, the Hospital for animals by Jeet Malhotra near Chandigarh and the Servants quarters attached to the Chandigarh Club in an unidentified sector by Jeet Malhotra. There group also includes photographs of the Museum and Art Gallery (in construction) by Le Corbusier in sector 10, photographs of the Architects office in sector 19 and photographs of the Medical Research Institute (Post Graduate Institute for Medical Research) in sector 12.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29,5 × 32,5 cm sheet (largest): 29,5 × 39,3 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: ARCH269551
    • Title: Photographs of the Capitol in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: 1952-1961
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 38

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of 40 photographs by Pierre Jeanneret of the Capitol’s buildings designed by Le Corbusier in sector 1 in Chandigarh, India.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    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: ARCH269552
    • Title: Photographs of models of Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1953-1963
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 7

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of 7 photograph by Pierre Jeanneret of some of the models for Chandigarh, India, designed by Le Corbusier.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print on paper mounted on board

    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: ARCH269554
    • Title: Photographs of Le Corbusier's signs and paintings in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1953-1963
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 5

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
    • Le Corbusier (painter (artist))
    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of 15 photographs by Pierre Jeanneret of some of the Le Corbusier's signs and paintings in Chandigarh, India.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    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: ARCH269555
    • Title: Photographs of Chandigarh area, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1951-1959
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs of a temple and a fort in villages near Chandigarh, India. There is a photograph of an old fort in Manimajra and a photograph of a temple near the Bhakra Dam.

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29,5 × 39,5 cm sheet (largest): 29,8 × 40 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: ARCH280867
    • Title: Photographs of workers and inhabitants of Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs of workers and inhabitants in Chandigarh, India, including a photograph of workers in a scaffolding, a photographs of one of the first road of Chandigarh and a photographs of a young boy and a young girl.

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29,7 × 30 cm sheet (largest): 39,5 × 29,5 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: ARCH280868
    • Title: Man and woman walking in front of House for Clerks in sector 22 in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1953-1956
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Photograph of a man and a woman with an umbrella walking in front houses for clerks (House Type 10-JB), under construction, in sector 22 in Chandigarh, India.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 gelatin silver print on paper mounted on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 28,9 x 31,2 cm

    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: ARCH280869
    • Title: Furniture designed by Pierre Jeanneret at Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1953-1956
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

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

    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

    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: ARCH280870
    • Title: Photographs of Panjab University's buildings in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1955-1965
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs of some of the Panjab University's buildings in sector 14 in Chandigarh, India, including the University Arts College, the Hostel for Women and the Administration building.

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29,5 × 32,7 cm sheet (largest): 29,5 × 39,5 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: ARCH280871
    • Title: Photographs of the Assembly and the High Court in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs of some of the Capitol Complex's building in Chandigarh, India. There is a photograph of the tower of the Assembly in construction and a photograph of the High Court.

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 × 30,5 cm sheet (largest): 29,5 × 39,7 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH280872
    • Title: Photographs of paintings by Le Corbusier in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1953-1963
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)
    • Le Corbusier (painter (artist))
    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs of paintings by Le Corbusier related to Chandigarh.

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29,5 × 39,5 cm sheet (largest): 29,6 × 39,5 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: ARCH280873
    • Title: Photographs of sculptures and painting by Le Corbusier in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs of bas-relief sculptures in concrete and a painting by Le Corbusier for Chandigarh, India

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29,5 × 31,1 cm sheet (largest): 29,5 × 39,7 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH280874
    • Title: Photographs of the Bhakra Dam near Talwara, India
    • Dates of creation: between 1955 and 1959
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists of photographs of the Bhakra Dam in construction near Talwara, India.

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29,6 × 30,5 cm sheet (largest): 29,5 × 40 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: ARCH269719
    • Title: Ratlan Singh and a model of the Secretariat, in Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • 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 on paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 29,5 × 39,7 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed - in blue ink, on verso, t.: "Ratlan Singh with the Model Secretariat / Chandigarh / Photo;". stamped - on the back, c.: "Photo de Pierre JEANNERET / ARCHITECTE / 2, rue St-Laurent - 1207 GENÈVE / tél. 35 10 27 / - Tous droits réservés - / MENTION OBLIGATOIRE". numbered - in graphite, c.r.: "20 [in a square]".

    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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