A selection of Parisian doors where the detail is worth a closer look.
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with an unusual garland threaded ‘through’ the arch.
The Collège des Irlandais was established in the 16th century to accommodate Irish Catholics studying at the University of Paris.
It moved to this building, renovated to receive it, in 1775.
This doorway looks quite plain…
until you look closer.
This looks like a door, though I’m not sure how it opens.
Up close the elaborate ironwork includes an unusual Celtic knot pattern.
The Collège des Écossais was established in 1333. Under the treaty of the Auld Alliance Scottish students studying in Paris were entitled to French citizenship.
The college moved to this building in 1662. The door knocker doesn’t look very welcoming.
A post for Thursday Doors.