Letters, Jan. 14, 1952

The Magical Glass of Chartres


I am . . . profoundly happy over the color photographs of the windows of Chartres in TIME'S Christmas number . . .

I have been going to Chartres ... for many years. I knew M. Houvet, the curator, and I know his color reproductions well. Indeed, I think I must know almost all the really good pictures that have ever been made in color of the Chartres windows . . . Mr. Johnson's photographs are, of course, the best color reproductions of the Chartres glass in existence. But...

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