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Index
Photos:
The cathedral of St Maurice:
The building’s west facade
The rose window
Detail from the rose window

The tapestry of the Apocalypse in the château at Angers:
Angers château and moat
Main interior coutyard of the château
Tapestry of the Apocalypse room, general view
Section of the Tapestry of the Apocalypse
A scene in the tapestry

The building’s front facade


West facade of St Maurice's cathedral, Angers. Its transepts can be seen sticking out each side, further back.


The rose window


Rose window in the South transept (Angers cathedral)


Detail from the rose window


Angers château and moat


Angers château and moat; the entrance across the stone bridge, leading to the drawbridge, in the distance.


Main interior courtyard of Angers château


Main courtyard of Angers château. The entrance to the Tapestry of the Apocalypse is to the right and behind the viewer, gift shop ahead and to the left. The cathedral spires show beyond the wall.


Tapestry of the Apocalypse room, general view


This is the second part of the Tapestry of the Apocalypse room, the room being L-shaped. The first leg of the room is at least as large as this part. The curved bulge is the lower part of one of the château towers. The lighting is low for better presevation of the tapestry.

 

Section of the Tapestry of the Apocalypse


A scene from the Tapestry of the Apocalypse

the dragon fights the servants of god - tapestry
The Dragon fights the servants of god
[Number 37 in the Angers gallery, approximately the 39th panel in the original work -
at least two earlier scenes are missing.]

 


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