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Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Churches
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Keywords:France, French Revolution, French history, Louis XVI, Marie-Antoinette, Paris, Saint-Denis, Terror, funeral monument
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Dimensions998 x 1500
Original file size264 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken25-Sep-11 13:11
Date modified27-Jan-17 13:43
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D700
Focal length24 mm
Exposure1/25 at f/5.6
ISO speedISO 1250
Saint-Denis cathedral landmark of gothic architecture

Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette

This monument was commissioned by Louis XVIII in 1815 when the remains of the royal couple, guillotined during the Revolution, were transferred to Saint-Denis. Only completed in 1830, the artist depicted queen Marie Antoinette in an Empire-style dress.