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Pierre Petit and his work

Pierre Petit and his work

By Marie-Bélisandre VAULET. The painter and master glass-artist Pierre Petit would have celebrated his hundredth birthday this year. Born on 20 March 1910 in Sainte-Radegonde, he is the author of…

Saturday 27 March 2010 - 8:30 pm
3.30
The industrial use of animals

The industrial use of animals

The animal world, whether wild or domestic, acted as a major source of raw materials up until the early 20th century. Apart from meat to eat, it provided skins, bones,…

Tuesday 6 April 2010
3.30
The ups and downs of working life

The ups and downs of working life

This new “lecture”, sung to the sound of a barrel organ, will be highlighting the fact that the world of work has inspired multitudes of songsters. The various handicraft and industrial trades…

Tuesday 27 April 2010
3.30
The guilds and their coats of arms

The guilds and their coats of arms

By Jean PHILIPPON and Serge ETIENNE. Each guild association has its own “coat of arms”, often made up of a pair of compasses and a set-square, associated…

Friday 7 May 2010 - 8:00 pm
3.30
The final resting places of Tours companions

The final resting places of Tours companions

A guild, Masonic and corporative funerary heritage exists, although it remains little known and is often threatened by burial plot recovery procedures. Pierre Graindorge has carried out an enquiry…

Tuesday 26 October 2010 - 8:00 pm
3.30
Flowing staircase
(1825)

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