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As a part of our week-long sequence about how the humanities are coping with Covid-19, we take you to among the treasured heritage websites which are preventing for survival. Eve Jackson studies from one among Europe’s biggest stately properties, the Domaine of Chantilly. An hour away from Paris, it is France’s largest privately owned property. It features a park, a Renaissance chateau, a racecourse and the largest classical artwork assortment within the nation outdoors the Louvre.
However Chantilly’s future is in peril. Previously yr it has misplaced €6 million due to Covid-19 closures and it is asking for assist from the general public and the federal government.
Again in Paris, we convey you a report from the Louvre, which is profiting from the eerie quiet to press forward with renovation works.
Plus, we meet the proprietor of Paris’s little-known Fan Museum, who’s desperately making an attempt to maintain it going.