Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Vaucouleurs
Meuse

Lorraine

Rue de l'Observatoire
(Chapelle Castrale)

Jeanne d'Arc

Joan of Arc

Saint Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc), The Maid of Orléans (ca. 1412 - 1431)
national heroine of France, beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War
(Wikipedia)
Emile Roy
Union artistique de Vaucouleurs
1923

Vaucouleurs /  Jeanne d'Arc   Vaucouleurs /  Jeanne d'Arc

Description

3 m tall statue of Jeanne d'Arc presenting her sword to Baudricourt in Vaucouleurs.
(identical with the statue on the altar in the basilica at Domremy).

Annotation

Inaugurated 21 September 1924 by Mgr. Charles Ginisty, bishop of Verdun.

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

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Location (N 48°36'8" - E 5°39'52")

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