Nîmes: Arènes

Country: France
Department, Region: Gard, Occitanie
City: Nîmes (ancient name: Nemausus)

Ancient Roman amphitheatre, built in the 1st century AD. Since 1813, mainly used for bullfighting events. Since 1854 also used for theatre performances and festivals.

[Nimes: Arenes] Picture: during a bullfight
Front Text: "Nîmes - Intérieur des Arènes un jour de mise à mort"
Publisher: E. Lacour, Marseille
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Nîmes to Étoile[-sur-Rhône], 1905

[Nimes: Arenes] Front Text: "En Languedoc - Nîmes (Gard) - Vue aérienne. Les Arènes."
Publisher: Greff, Paris
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Nimes: Arenes] Front Text: "Nîmes (Gard) - L'Entrée des arènes (Détail)" [Entrance]
Publisher: Cie. des Arts Photoméchaniques, Paris
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Nimes: Arenes] Front Text: "En Pays Romain... - Nîmes (Gard) - Les arènes, amphithéâtre romain bâti á la fin du premiere siècle avant notre ère: galerie circulaire du 1er étage" [2nd floor gallery circle]
Publisher: Editions Estel, Blois; H. 12.442-Z.
Size: Modern
Sent: from Uzes to Stuttgart (Germany), 1975

[Nimes: Arenes] Picture: during a bullfight
Reverse Text: "Nîmes (Garde) - Les arènes début du 1er siècle de notre ère présentent la forme d'une ellipse. Le grand axe a 133,38 m, et le petit 101,40 m. (Hauteur 21 mètres). Deux étages de portiques superposés (60 arcades à chaque étage)."
Publisher: Editions SL, Villeurbanne
Size: Modern
Sent: to Berghausen (Germany) [without postmark]

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