Aigues-Mortes: South Wall and Gates
- Aigues-Mortes: South Wall and Gates
- John Reps Collection - Bastides
- Louis IX
- Founding Date:
- Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
- ID Number:
- Collection Number:
- File Name:
- Work Type:
- color photographs
- Image View Description:
- South Wall and Gates
- Founded by a French King as a port from which to launch a crusade to the Holy Land.
Large gridiron on extensive sandy flat site, originally near edge of Mediterranean Sea.
Rectangle of modest size.
Surrounded by high stone walls with massive gates on land and sea sides. High fortified tower at one corner which also served as lighthouse.
- Cite As:
- John Reps Papers, #15-2-1101. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
- Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
- Archival Collection:
- John Reps papers
- The images in the John Reps Bastides Collection (a portion of "John Reps Papers, #15-2-1101") are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY) ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Attribution must be given to their copyright owner/creator/photographer, John Reps. Images in the John Reps Bastides Collection were created between 1951-2014, and were digitized from 35mm slides by Cornell University Library. For questions, comments, or feedback about this collection please contact the Rare and Manuscript Collection at email@example.com. Please include the following citation in any use of materials from the John Reps Bastides Collection: John Reps Papers, #15-2-1101. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.