Mullioned stained glass window, 15th century, with additional panel made 1861-66 by Felix Duban featuring an ermine, symbol of Anne of Brittany, wife of Louis XII, in the Salle des Etats Generaux, or Estates General Room, built in 1214 in Gothic style under Thibaut VI, Count of Blois-Champagne, in the Chateau Royal de Blois, built 13th - 17th century in Blois in the Loire Valley, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France. The large hall is covered by a wooden frame forming 2 naves, supported by 6 arches on 5 columns. In 1861-66 Felix Duban restored the room in Neo-Gothic style, painting the vaulted ceiling with a fleur de lys design. The hall is named after the 2 Estates General of Blois in 1576 and 1588, called by Henri III. The chateau has 564 rooms and 75 staircases and is listed as a historic monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Mullioned stained glass window, 15th century, with additional panel made 1861-66 by Felix Duban featuring an ermine, symbol of Anne of Brittany, wife of Louis XII, in the Salle des Etats Generaux, or Estates General Room, built in 1214 in Gothic style under Thibaut VI, Count of Blois-Champagne, in the Chateau Royal de Blois, built 13th - 17th century in Blois in the Loire Valley, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France. The large hall is covered by a wooden frame forming 2 naves, supported by 6 arches...
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