National Geographic : 1930 Oct
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE CHINON CHERISHES THE MEMORY OF THE MAID "I have come from God to help you and your kingdom"-so 17-year-old Joan of Arc told the indolent Charles VII at their first meeting here, in the central chateau of this triple castle on the Vienne. The young woman in the foreground wears a 15th-century costume. © National Geographic Society Autochroines by Gervais Courtellenont MONTRESOR'S CASTLE DREAMS ON BESIDE THE INDROIS A Polish nobleman now owns this tower-flanked, double-walled structure of the 16th century. It contains a collection of portraits and objects relating to Polish history, including the solid gold plate of the kings of Poland.