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Beauty Around Us Photos, Images, & Pictures

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Created: 07/21/2009
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Description: The sainte-Chapelle in Paris owes its fame to its stained-glass windows: 6,458 sq. ft of glass, of which two thirds are original providing a full sampling of XIIIth century glass work. The lofty and elegant structure of the building seems to fade away, leaving only the windows in all their splendour, as they tell the biblical story of mankind from Creation to his Redemption through Christ.
Each window is divided into lancets which must be read from left to right, working from the bottom up. They were admirably restored in the XIXth century.
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