It could be, in the manner of a plate taken from the ENCYCLOPEDIA by DIDEROT and d’ALEMBERT, one of those constructions due to the industrious genius of CYRUS SMITH the engineer, and of his companions, in the book “L’lLE MYSTERIEUSE” by the French writer JULES VERNE, when, latter-day Robinsons full of faith in materialism and mechanics, for survival they experience, condensed in time, some of the discoveries of mankind, from fire to electricity by way of pottery and dynamite.



It could be the painting by the French artist CEZANNE entitled “DANS LE PARC DU CHATEAU NOIR: