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#1573: View from South

Photo 1573: View from South - Poitiers Baptistery

Photo Details

Photo ID
1573
Date
2008-07-14
Location
Poitiers Baptistery
Description
South exterior of the Baptistère Saint-Jean in Poitiers, with the cathedral in the background. The baptistery dates from c.360, making it the oldest church in France. However, it was significantly modified in later centuries. The rectangular main building is 4th century, but the polygonal narthex and small side apses date from around 1000.
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
Resolution
3837 x 2523 px
File Size
5.87 MB
ISO
100
Geotag
46.579509° N, 0.348617° E
Date Digitized
July 14, 2008
Date Uploaded
November 16, 2009
Credit
David Joyal