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Saint Etienne du Mont
08-SEP-2012

Saint Etienne du Mont

During the French Revolution, the church was first closed and then turned into a "Temple of Filial Piety." Catholic worship was restored in 1801, benefiting from the Concordat. The following year, the demolition of the abbey church of Sainte-Genevieve Abbey and the breakthrough Street Clovis made St. Stephen an independent building. Under the Second Empire, the church was restored by Victor Baltard: the front was raised and the statues destroyed by the revolutionaries, were returned. Baltard also built the chapel of catechisms.

CANON IXUS 80IS
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Terri Steele06-Oct-2012 00:09
Lovely perspective!
FrankB22-Sep-2012 00:06
love the pipes!...V
ac17-Sep-2012 14:58
Amazing church (and organ).
Frank Tran14-Sep-2012 03:32
Nice composition! Great details. V+
Alex Prokop13-Sep-2012 18:22
Good view, nice pipe organ!
maggie_falconi13-Sep-2012 18:10
Que bien lograda Jose!!!! Excelente! V
Gérard Koehl13-Sep-2012 18:06
Cette orgue est très belle. V
Walter O. Koenig13-Sep-2012 18:01
Great shot with this detail and perspective. "V"
Jim Coffman13-Sep-2012 17:49
Just excellent!!
Bob White13-Sep-2012 17:44
Beautiful image ...v
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