Coroados 2 (07/2010)

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Urias E. Takatohi on September 17, 2010

Twenty meters above the ground, a series of twenty-eight royal personages representing twenty-eight generations of the kings of Judah who preceded Christ. Each statue measures over three and a half meters high. The heads of the statues date from the nineteenth century and are the product of the sculpture workshop of the restorer Viollet-le-Duc. Indeed, the original statues were beheaded in 1793 during the French Revolution by the sans-culottes, who wrongly believed they represented the rulers of the kingdom of France.

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  • Uploaded on September 17, 2010
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    by Urias E. Takatohi
    • Camera: SONY DSC-W110
    • Taken on 2010/07/18 16:52:19
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 21.40mm
    • F/Stop: f/14.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash