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Fountainebleau Plantation Bell
H. Turpeau, New Orleans
July 2, 1825
Loaned by the Louisiana Historical Society

Bernard Marigny had this bell cast for his plantation on the north shore of Lake Pnotchartrain. Most plantations had bells which were used to call the slaves to work and to signal the end of the work day.


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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi / 400D / Kiss Digital X
Lens: 18 - 55 mm (35 mm equivalent: 29.1 - 89 mm)
Focal Length: 55mm
ISO: 1600
Aperture: f/5.6
Exposure Time: 0.05 seconds
Exposure Program: Depth-of-field AE
Flash: Off, Did not fire
Picture Style: Standard
Date: 2007:02:01 15:48:30


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