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Château de Blois. Aile de Francois 1er – Intérieur de Grand Escalier (Château de Blois. François I’s wing – interior of the Grand Staircase)
  • Europe
  • Château de Blois. Aile de Francois 1er – Intérieur de Grand Escalier (Château de Blois. François I’s wing – interior of the Grand Staircase), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Blois, France
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.425
Description

Interior view of the Grand Staircase of François I’s wing at the Château de Blois. A steep spiral staircase leads downward from left to right. The shutters are closed on the windows. The ceiling is coffered. The central support column of the staircase contains foliated relief designs.