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#1666: Capital: Ascension of Christ

Photo 1666: Capital: Ascension of Christ - Notre-Dame-la-Grande, Poitiers

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Photo ID
1666
Credit
Title
Capital: Ascension of Christ
Caption
The only historiated (narrative) capital in Notre-Dame-la-Grande, Poitiers. Dating from the late 11th or early 12th century, it shows Christ inside a mandorla, holding a book with his left hand and giving a blessing with his right, surrounded by angels.
Geotag
46.583266° N, 0.343977° E
Uploaded
November 16, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
1600