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Bourges. – Le Palais de Jacques Cœur
  • unknown maker from Europe
  • Bourges. – Le Palais de Jacques Cœur, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Bourges, France
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.350

A view of the facade of the Palais Jacques-Coeur à Bourges, built in the Flamboyant Gothic style. Above the main entrance is a baldachin empty of any statue, which is then surmounted with a large pointed arched window. A tower appears to the left of the central bay. In front of the building is a statue of Jacques-Coeur himself. A protective, iron gate creates a perimeter around the statue.