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#5856: 1536

Photo 5856: 1536 - Reformation Wall, Geneva

Photo Details

Photo ID
5856
Date
2006-12-23
Location
Reformation Wall, Geneva
Description
Inscription commemorating Geneva's official acceptance of the Reformation in 1536. Constructed between 1909 and 1917, the Mur de la Reformation celebrates 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
3404 x 2268 px
File Size
6.39 MB
ISO
400
Geotag
46.200244° N, 6.145885° E
Date Digitized
December 23, 2006
Date Uploaded
June 2, 2010
Credit
Holly Hayes