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#3095: North Transept Window (1230)

Photo 3095: North Transept Window (1230) - Chartres Cathedral

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Photo ID
3095
Credit
Title
North Transept Window (1230)
Caption
The beautiful north transept window, a gift from Queen Blanche of Castille in 1230. The rose illustrates the Glorification of the Virgin, with the Virgin and Child surrounded by doves and angels, Old Testament kings and prophets. The lancet windows below depict: Melchizadek and King Saul; King David and King Jeroboam; St Anne and the infant Mary with the arms of the Royal House of France; King Solomon and King Nebuchadezzar; Aaron and Pharaoh. Chartres Cathedral, France.
Geotag
48.447799° N, 1.487773° E
Uploaded
March 28, 2010
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
800