Doorways Around the World

Fanlight and Sidelights

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Elegant doorway with fanlight and sidelights. In archicture, “fanlight” is a semicircular window above a door with radiating bars, and “sidelights” are glass panels on either side of a door. The surrounding architectural detail is so beautiful that you hardly notice that the doors themselves are very plain and lacking in ornamentation. Taken in June 2006. Photographer: MarieMcC of Alexandria Daily Photo. This doorway is in Alexandria VA.

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July 26, 2006 - Posted by | Alexandria VA, doorway, fanlight, photoblog, transom

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