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Among Jacques' albums



  • P9274318bc Facade South Belfry Restoration Even Reconstruction

    Facade portion seen from South aisle, a wonderful work, even brunze gargoyles have been reproduced on original designs, see details enlarged; France Champagne-Ardennes Reims French Kings coronation cathedral Notre-Dame.

  • P9274320ac Reims Cathedral Tympanum Virgo Lower Rose and Facade Wall Statuary

    France Champagne-Ardennes Reims French Kings coronation cathedral Notre-Dame.

  • P9274317ac Reims Cathedral Notre-Dame South Aisle

    This sublime cathedral is the summit of Flamboyant Gothic elegance deeply damaged by fire in the past and during last wars by German bombings; On permanent restoration: just restaured South porch on left and South belfry; France Champagne-Ardennes Region…


  • P9264175ac Reims Cathedral Notre Dame North Aisle and Belfry

    France Champagne-Ardennes Reims French Kings coronation cathedral Notre-Dame.

  • P9264181ac Reims Cathedral Central Porch Lower facade Rose and Vaults

    France Champagne-Ardennes Reims French Kings coronation cathedral Notre-Dame.

  • P9264178ac Reims Cathedral West Facade Central Porch Tympanum Larger View

    One can see there the two great West roses so sublime from inside and on top the coronation of the Virgo; France Champagne-Ardennes Region Marne Department Reims French Kings coronation cathedral Notre-Dame UNESCO World Heriatge with Palais du Tau and St…


  • P9264178bc Reims Central Top of West Facade Central Porch Tympanum: Coronation of the Virgo

    TO SEE ENLARGED FOR DETAILS France Champagne-Ardennes Region Marne Department Reims French Kings coronation cathedral Notre-Dame UNESCO World Heritage with Palais du Tau and St Remi Basilica since 1981.

  • P9264171ac Tasty Soup of the Day and Mediaeval Specialty: Human Bouillon!

    Detail of North transept porch showing the purgatory section of the Last Judgment; The left angel seems to say to the new arrival 'it is just a bad moment to experience, all will be OK after! '; Crazy antic religious believings to frighten people and keep…

  • 1303 0035ac Reims Cathedral Notre Dame Facade Gracious Smiling Angel

    Famous statue of the West central porch, symbol of the town to welcome visitors and devouts; He has welcomed so many participants of French kings coronations ceremonies! Kings themselves did not enter that way but by the Tau Palace on South transept: He i…


  • P9274358ac Reims Cathedral Fascinating Nave and West Roses

    A choir of youngs was giving a concert, how lucky we were! France Champagne-Ardennes Region Marne Department Reims French Kings coronation cathedral Notre-Dame UNESCO World Heriatge with Palais du Tau and St Remi Basilica since 1981.

  • P9274339ac Jehanne of Arc in Reims Cathedral for King Charles VII Coronation on 1429/07/17

    She liberated France from many invaders, Arabs and English, and brought King Charles VII in Reims for his coronation; She died as a martyr in Rouen fired alife in front of his accuser seated on a throne, the English bishop Cauchon who merits well his name…

  • 1303 0043ac Reims Cathedral Pulpit

    France Champagne-Ardennes Region Marne Department Reims French Kings coronation cathedral Notre-Dame UNESCO World Heriatge with Palais du Tau and St Remi Basilica since 1981.


  • P9274348ac Reims Cathedral Grand Organ

    Highly hangged in the North transept in a part always very dark and in a big contrast with the lightful windows behind! I have shot it many times during many trips and it is the only picture just showable! France Champagne-Ardennes Region Marne Department…

  • 1313 0131ac Lower Central Facade Rose of the Virgo Detail

    Large rose on first level above the central porch of the west facade dedicated to the Virgo and Child well seen in this zoomed view taken without tripod and by chance very sharp; France Champagne Reims Cathedral Notre Dame

  • P9264218ac Reims Cathedral Graceful Gothic Choir Organ

    France Champagne-Ardennes Region Marne Department Reims French Kings coronation cathedral Notre-Dame UNESCO World Heriatge with Palais du Tau and St Remi Basilica since 1981.


  • P9274351ac Reims West Facade Roses and Lancets Morning Light

    France Champagne-Ardennes Reims French Kings coronation cathedral Notre-Dame.

  • P9274368ac Notre Dame of Reims Welcomes You at Central Porch Pierglass

    We have been enchanted and shall take the road now to the next stop in Chalons-en-Campagne; France Champagne-Ardennes Region Marne Department Reims French Kings coronation cathedral Notre-Dame UNESCO World Heriatge with Palais du Tau and St Remi Basilica…

  • P9274234bc St Remi Deep Blue Rose

    France Champagne-Ardennes Reims St Remi basilica.