Anonymous (possibly Mieusement) Column Capital in the Church of St. Nicolas, Blois, France
Medium Albumen print from wet plate negative
Mount on original mount
Photo Date 1860c Print Date 1860c
Dimensions 15-3/4 x 11 in. (400 x 279 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country France
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
The church and place are titled in French in pencil on the recto of the mount of a matching print (see: Ref. #6564). Mieusement was from this area and the style and subject are very much his. This church was built in the 12th and 13th century. It is located on the right bank of the Loire in Blois. It belonged to the old bénédictine abbey St. Laumer, from which much of the Loire derives its somber traditional building style. The proportions of the nave are inspired by Chartres cathedral. Blois was actually the capital of France before it was moved to Paris.
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