Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's
Eugene Ray 1970's. photo credit: Tom Davis

Saturday, November 17, 2012

THOMAS JEFFERSON ARCHITECT focus monticello= 1789 version > DOME DESIGN SAME as deGRUY both inspired by DOME in PARIS ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 5 PHOTOS=JEFFERSON VISION ! louis philippe/latrobe/lafayette/ foucher/degruy new orleans link =MONTICELLO DOME LAMELLAS ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ GRATITUDE to mister dave fobes =blog viewers from 10 countries ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ my wife marianne & you my long faithful viewers i am grateful !!!

      >to sdsu/e.d. alumnus, now instructor<
                        +DAVID FOBES+
          >dedicated friend of the first rank<)
       >the blog now reaches 2000 viewers<
                         +PER MONTH+
       >in ten different countries including<
         >france, russia, japan, germany,uk,<
              >hong kong, egypt, holland<
                 >switzerland and the usa<
        >to marianne conway ray who gave<
         >me her msn2 equipment when we<
                         +RADIANT BRIDE+
           >were married and puts up with<
                >my 3 hour absence in the<
                     >middle of the night<

        >to all of you faithful viewers many<
          >who have been w/ me since the<
                         +deGRUY NOLA+
          >family research days when i was<
             >delighted to find that thomas<
                  >jeffeson was vital to our<
                         +RAY & deGRUY+
                 >combined family history<
            >via jefferson's >randolph< wife<
              >(rays intermarried randolphs<
                          +VIRGINIA 18C+
                 >=my father randolph ray<)
           >via marquis lafayette/duplantier/<
              >latrobe link acquiring foucher<
                          (+GRUY FAMILY+)
                >plantation new orleans land<

                  (>inspired by same dome<
                      >at les halle in paris<)
                +WERE BUILT AT SAME TIME+
          >research revealed that jefferson,<
             >latrobe, lafayette and degruy<
                >all saw this dome in paris<

                    +TONIGHT'S PHOTOS+
              >please (search)<
                  +EUGENE RAY / DEGRUY+
         >to comprehend the dynamic links<
             >between jefferson & degruy<
                   >dome constructions<

               >please study five drawings<
               >made by thomas jefferson<
                 >for his monticello dome<

      #1)#2)        +MONTICELLO+
            >two front elevation studies by<
                  +THOMAS JEFFERSON+
         >for the remodeling of monticello<
            >adding the dome inspired by<
               >the grain market dome in<
                             +P A R I S+
          >note : jefferson while in france for
           >official duties took an extended<
                             +1 7 8 O s+
               >tour of the south of france<
                   +RENNES LE CHATEAU+
        >with its degruy templar voisin links<
            >of merovingian masons back to<
                         +NEW ORLEANS+
               >(jefferson's french journal)<
                         +I N S P I R E D+
        >jefferson returned to virginia with<
                +86 TRUNKS=FIVE YEARS+
                     +FRENCH CULTURE+
          >hundreds of pounds of baggage<
             >and a vision for a paradisial<
                       (+TEMPLAR DOME+)
                 >country plantation house<

      #3)#4)        +L A M E L L A S+
            >seen in two jefferson drawings<
              >were the construction secret<
                 >of the jafferson & degruy<
                           >1790 DOMES+
        (>it is possible that latrobe, architect<
          >mason friend of jefferson advised<
                         +CAPITOL DOME+
               >thomas jefferson on details<)
        >i was unaware of this history when<
            >i selected lamella construction<
                          +PINE MANUAL+)
                 >for the lajolla silver ship<

         #5)             +MONTICELLO+
         >the final version gave jefferson his<
           >greatest architectural fame even<
                  >though he designed the<
                 +UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA+

                     +KING LOUIS PHILIPPE+
        >head of the french freemason lodge<
                          +GRAND ORIENT+
          >it is documented visited jefferson<
              >and many freemasons in the<
                     >virginia area before<
                  +IN 1780s NEW ORLEANS+
                            +GO FIGURE+
                   gene ray, lajolla, california

                  >eugene ray, mfa, architect<
                   >professor emeritus, sdsu<

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