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Stained Glass, Ste. Madeleine Church, Ste. Eloi Anvil Gallery

Maison de l'Outil Collection - Ste-Madeleine

Stained Glass Window with Coat of Arms with Supporters over anvil and hammer.

Stained glass windows in Ste-Madeleine Church,
Troyes, France - depicting anvils

The ten Cathedrals in Troyes city center are a tourist attraction as well as the museums. Some of the famous stained glass windows in this church depict the life of St Eloi, patron of the goldsmiths and blacksmiths etc, and were made between 1498 and 1501.

The ten churches in Troyes city center are a major tourism draw. Besides the tools museum there is also a museum of modern art.

Stained Glass Window Detail - The life of Ste. Eloi (St. Eligius)

Stained Glass Window Detail - The life of Ste. Eloi (St. Eligius) Goldsmith shop

The details of the the stained glass window shown to the left shows a non-ferrous small foundry operation, perhaps a gold smith or jeweler.

Stained Glass Window Detail- The life of Ste. Eloi (St. Eligius) Jewelers Shop
Another stained glass window detail from the life of Ste. Eloi, also known as St. Eligius, patron saint of goldsmiths, blacksmiths and other metalworkers.

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Facinating collection of ancient anvils at the Maison de l'Outil (House of Tools) museum in Troyes France.

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