One other place we went on our trip was to The Cloisters. This is a part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that is in the northwestern tip of Manhattan on land once owned by John D. Rockefeller. It houses the Met's medieval collection. So we did the Duke Ellington thing and took the A train uptown to 190th Street. It is so worth the trip. You walk through beautiful Fort Tryon Park and then see the museum. Entire rooms and alcoves of churches, monasteries, and the like are there, in original, brought over from Europe during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It's quite something.
And genealogy still pokes its head up. Here's a chapel from France and the two heads are Henry II, King of England and his Queen, Eleanor of Acquitaine, both my ancestors:
Of course, in my mind's eye King Henry and Queen Eleanor will always resemble Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn. In another room is a stained glass window in which the image of St. Louis IX of France, another ancestor, is portrayed: