'St Louis Cathedral' interior, on Jackson Square

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St Louis Cathedral interior. For some reason,I only took one photo,but it turned up OK.   

Records show Erasmus Humbrecht was 23 in 1872, when he began decorating the cathedral with a series of paintings as part of renovations to the building, which was reconstructed in 1850 to repair structural deficiencies and to make it larger. Humbrecht's art fills the cathedral, but his largest work is a painting of St. Louis announcing the Seventh Crusade, a 40-foot scene, that dominates the back wall.

  According to records of the archdiocese, Humbrecht's bill was $1,950, which included $250 for the ceiling mural in the sanctuary, a work he named The Sacrifice of the Divine Lamb.

  Twenty years later, in 1891-92, Humbrecht was in charge of another renovation at St. Louis Cathedral. He personally refreshed his earlier paintings and added more. At the same time, he changed the color scheme in the interior.

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Comments (114)

Jürgen Weighardt on April 21, 2012

They gave this church a nice colouring. ++++ Greetings from Wiesbaden, Germany.

Adem Dogan on April 23, 2012

Hello Tomas

High Quality Interior of this Great Cathedral with Golden Tones!

Like 98

Best Regards from Germany, Adem Dogan

KevinNoles on April 24, 2012

Really beautiful interior shot!! LIKE Best wishes from England, Kevin

kurt Oblak on April 25, 2012

Sehr schöne Innenaufnahme,Like 101,gruß KURT

senmax on April 25, 2012

Very nice. Like.

Nedime Nukhet on April 25, 2012

Beautiful interior shot and symmetric composition!


found and voted

Best Regards,Nedime

khoi tranduc on April 26, 2012

Very nice photo! Like!

Giorgi 1971 on April 28, 2012

Very beautiful interior! Great view and photo, Tomas! Like! Best regards from Georgia. Gio

Sergio Bagna on April 29, 2012

Magnificent interior, very good light! Like! Greetings from Italy, Sergio

Thanasis Germanos on June 2, 2012

Excellent picture. LIKE Thanasis

Henry Scoggin on July 4, 2012

Very nice shot! Like

Greetings, henry

Dezso Biczo © on February 2, 2013

Dear Tom

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Your photo is appropriate for the subject of this months.

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KingHawkFan on March 9, 2013

Beautiful photo. Like. Best wishes, Dave.

RNLatvian on August 13, 2014

Like! This is a very good photo! Greetings!

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Photo taken in French Quarter, New Orleans, LA, USA
St. Louis Cathedral

This photo was taken indoors

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  • Uploaded on March 22, 2012
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    by Tomros
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2011/12/07 13:39:03
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