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Cherbourg-Octeville
Manche

Basse-Normandie

Rue du Val de Saire
(Centre Hospitalier Louis Pasteur)

La charité, l'espérance et la foi

Charity, Hope and Faith

artist unknown
1862

Cherbourg-Octeville /  La charité, l'espérance et la foi

Description

On the façade of the Hôpital Civile (now Centre Hospitalier Louis Pasteur) are three stone statues, inside the gate are a further two statues of the same allegories as the ones flanking the gate. They probably represent the three virtues Charity, Hope and Faith.

Cherbourg-Octeville - La charité, l'espérance et la foi
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Cherbourg-Octeville - La charité, l'espérance et la foi
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Cherbourg-Octeville - La charité, l'espérance et la foi
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Cherbourg-Octeville - La charité, l'espérance et la foi
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Cherbourg-Octeville - La charité, l'espérance et la foi
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  1. La Charité / Charity, woman with two children, at the top of the fronton
  2. L'Espérance / Hope, woman with an anchor, to the left of the gate.
  3. La Foi / Faith, Woman with open book, to the right of the gate.

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Location (N 49°38'18" - W 1°36'47")

Item Code: frbn125; Photograph: 7 August 2015
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