[Postcard of Western porch of Reims Cathedral]

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Postcard of a photograph of the front entrance to a large stone cathedral, showing signs of damage to the facade, including its molding, spires, bas-reliefs, and statues. Large piles of sandbags shore of the doors to the cathedral and a wooden fence surrounds the building. Printed text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the building as Reims Cathedral in Reims, Marne, Grand Est France. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.

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Creator: Unknown. [1914..].

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and was provided by Howard Payne University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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  • Neurdein et Cie.
    Place of Publication: 52 Avenue de Breteuil, Paris, France, 75007

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Walker Memorial Library, the main library at Howard Payne University, was named for John Allen and Elizabeth Peacock Walker and opened in 1952.

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Postcard of a photograph of the front entrance to a large stone cathedral, showing signs of damage to the facade, including its molding, spires, bas-reliefs, and statues. Large piles of sandbags shore of the doors to the cathedral and a wooden fence surrounds the building. Printed text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the building as Reims Cathedral in Reims, Marne, Grand Est France. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.

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  • [1914..]

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  • 49.253611, 4.032293

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[Postcard of Western porch of Reims Cathedral], postcard, [1914..]; 52 Avenue de Breteuil, Paris, France, 75007. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth702867/: accessed November 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.