Title

Carcassonne

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Caption

City of Carcassonne - The fantastic City of Carcassone, bristling with towers and jagged with battlements, unfolds a double ring of gigantic walls. Formidable citadel with Roman and Visigoth towers; castle, posterns, barbicans and ramparts of the XIIIIth century above which stands a magnificent cathedral. It constitutes a complete, striking example of a fortified town of the Middle Ages.

Physical Description

One black and white postcard with a divided back.

Condition

Unused

Language of Postcard

English

Location

France–Languedoc-Roussillon–Carcassonne

Date Issued

1908-

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

French Postcard Colleciton

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Languedoc-Roussillon-11

Date Digitized

2014-06-24

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\France\Languedouc-Roussillon-11A

Image File Size

421 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Carcassonne (France), Forts & fortifications, Rivers, Bridges

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