What is Le Petit Trianon?

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Le Petit Trianon refers to a small Chateau within the grounds of the Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France. Built for Madame de Pompadour by Louis XV, designed by Ange-Jacques Gabriel, and built between 1762-1768. Le Petit Trianon also refers to: A Maison [large house] in the grounds of De Anza College in Cupertino, California,U.S.A. The house was once at the centre of a successful wine producing Estate. The house was built in 1892 by Charles & Ellen Baldwin.

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