Bourg-en-Bresse : 19th Century. 7 Albumen silver prints, mounted on board. Images: 23 x 17 cm. ...The Royal Monastery of Brou is a religious complex located at Bourg-en-Bresse in the Ain département, central France. Made out of monastic buildings in addition to a church, they were built at the beginning of the 16th century by Margaret of Austria, daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I and Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands. The complex was designed as a dynastic burial place in the tradition of the Burgundian Champmol and Cîteaux Abbey, and the French Saint-Denis. The church is known as the Église Saint-Nicolas-de-Tolentin de Brou in French.......
Église de Brou - Mausolée de Marguerite d'Autriche- about 1865–1890---
A tomb resembling a stone canopy bed with a reclining figure of a woman at the center. The tomb is covered in elaborate carvings. There is a sculpture of a cherub at the feet of the reclining woman. Item #51-5164