Nîmes notes

a picture diary from a Roman town in the south of France

A face on each window

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heads over windows

This kind of reliefs are visible all over the old town of Nîmes. I once read it was fashionable at some point, to have a face like this above your entrance or window… Some (two?) hundred years ago, that is. In any case, these faces make a strolling in the city so fascinating!

 

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Picture diaries from Nîmes (and Marseille), South of France

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