Hotel des Monnaies (now Conservatoire de musique Olivier Messiaen), Avignon: the Italianate facade Avignon (1619): ext view (55129/14) (ACN101)
|Library Reference||55129/14 (ACN101)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Subject||Decorative stonework ; Conversion of buildings ; Schools ; Government buildings|
NOTES: This, the papal mint, was built in 1610-1619 by the Vice-Legate Jean-Fran+â-ºois de Bagni (1614-21), and dedicated to Paul V, the then reigning Pope. It has housed the music conservatory since 1860. This photograph comes from the archive of Sir Anthony Wakefield Cox (1915-1993).
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