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#5838: The Bill of Rights

Photo 5838: The Bill of Rights - Reformation Wall, Geneva

Photo Details

Photo ID
5838
Date
2006-12-23
Location
Reformation Wall, Geneva
Description
Relief showing the British Parliament presenting the Bill of Rights to William and Mary in 1689. An excerpt from the document appears in English above. Constructed between 1909 and 1917, the Mur de la Reformation commemorates Geneva's significant role in the Protestant Reformation. Measuring 325 feet long and 30 feet high, it depicts figures and scenes from Protestant history against a backdrop of the Reformation motto: Post Tenebras Lux ("After Darkness, Light").
Camera
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Resolution
3456 x 2304 px
File Size
6.34 MB
ISO
400
Geotag
46.200244° N, 6.145885° E
Date Digitized
December 23, 2006
Date Uploaded
June 2, 2010
Credit
Holly Hayes