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House of Blackheads

House of Blackheads

A 15th century Renaissance building that was home to the Blackheads, an association of unmarried merchants and shop owners. Their patron saint was St. Maurice, from North Africa, whose image is on the door.

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Jola Dziubinska20-Jul-2012 10:29
Wow, magnificent doorway, great colors. I remember when you told me about this house :) V.
Stephanie16-Jul-2012 16:37
Gorgeous doors! V
William Barletta14-Jul-2012 17:19
A very fine image with wonderful detail.
John Hamers13-Jul-2012 22:02
Beautiful door, wonderful capture !V
Martin Lamoon13-Jul-2012 20:52
Impressive entrance door
Mairéad13-Jul-2012 20:23
Love this colourful and ornate door and an interesting history too. V
Colin Storey13-Jul-2012 19:29
Fantastic image of this very ornate door. v
Wilfred Seefeld13-Jul-2012 19:25
Magnificent door, impressive details! V
joseantonio13-Jul-2012 19:15
What a lovely door! I like the decoration above the door