The Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France honoring those who fought for France, commissioned during the Napoleonic wars.

Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France honoring those who fought for France, commissioned during the Napoleonic…

The Chateau D'If in Marseilles, France.

Chateau D'If

The Chateau D'If in Marseilles, France.

The Bergues Clock Tower. Bergues, a town in the Department of Nord, France, on the Colme river.

Clock Tower

The Bergues Clock Tower. Bergues, a town in the Department of Nord, France, on the Colme river.

"Finial, 15th Century. In architecture, the ornamental termination or apex of a pinnacle, canopy, gable, or the like, consisting usually of a knob or composition of foliage." -Whitney, 1911

Finial of the 15th Century

"Finial, 15th Century. In architecture, the ornamental termination or apex of a pinnacle, canopy, gable,…

"Finial, A. D. 1230, Cathedral of Amiens, France. In architecture, the ornamental termination or apex of a pinnacle, canopy, gable, or the like, consisting usually of a knob or composition of foliage." -Whitney, 1911

Finial from the Cathedral of Amiens

"Finial, A. D. 1230, Cathedral of Amiens, France. In architecture, the ornamental termination or apex…