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Mascarons de Bordeaux - Masks of Bordeaux - Québec, Québec
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 46° 48.813 W 071° 12.480
19T E 331555 N 5186812
Quick Description: Ces mascarons furent offerts par la ville de Bordeaux à la ville de Québec à l'occasion du 400e anniversaire de Québec. These masks were donated by the city of Bordeaux to the city of Québec on the latter's 400th anniverssary.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 1/10/2019 7:54:31 AM
Waymark Code: WMZVR7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 5

Long Description:
Text of the plaque:

Les mascarons de Bordeaux

Figures fantastiques, grotesques our réalistes, les macarons sont des éléments décoratifs courants dans l'architecture Bordelaise.

À l'occasion du 400e anniversaire de Québec, la ville de Bordeaux, sa jumelle française lui fait don des mascarons ornant cette façade de l'hôtel de ville.

Quebec le 22 mai 2008

Les Mascarons de Bordeaux: (visit link)

Text of the plaque - Translation

The masks of Bordeaux

Fantastic, grotesque or realistic figures, masks are common decorative elements in Bordeaux architecture.

On the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Quebec, the city of Bordeaux, its French twin, donated the masks adorning this facade of city hall.

Quebec May 22, 2008
Country or International City that Gave the Gift: Bordeaux, France

Country or International City that Received the Gift: Québec, Québec

Website Verifying this Item as a Gift from Another Country or International City: [Web Link]

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