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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The site of the church was first used in the 9th century by Danes, who built a church dedicated to St. Clement, patron saint of mariners. A medieval church was demolished for the current building. It is situated outside the Royal Courts of Justice on the Strand. The current building was completed in 1682 by Sir Christopher Wren and it now functions as the central church of the Royal Air Force. The steeple was added to the 115 foot tower from 1719-1720 by James Gibbs. It was bombed in WWII, an…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The abbey’s two western towers were built between 1722 and 1745 by Nicholas Hawksmoor, constructed from Portland stone to an early example of a Gothic Revival design. Further rebuilding and restoration occurred in the 19th century under Sir George Gilbert Scott. “In 1723, on the death of Wren, he became architect to Westminster Abbey, the west gable (1735) and towers (1734-1745) of which are his; they also are Gothic in texture and feeling rather than in detail. On this occasion the …

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The column in front is the Westminster School Crimean War Monument, 1861 by John Birnie Philip and Sir George Gilbert Scott.

    The abbey’s two western towers were built between 1722 and 1745 by Nicholas Hawksmoor, constructed from Portland stone to an early example of a Gothic Revival design. Further rebuilding and restoration occurred in the 19th century under Sir George Gilbert Scott. “In 1723, on the death of Wren, he became architect to Westminster Abbey, the west gable (1735) and…

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The 18th century was a time of very active secular building in Berne, but the only church building of these years was the Heiliggeistkirche (1726-1729), which is an interesting example of Protestant church building during the Swiss Baroque period with stucco decoration by Joseph Anton Feuchtmayr. [Niklaus Schiltknecht is listed as the architect. The church is on a historic registry.]

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The polygonal belltower, on the right of the portal, was rebuilt in 1463-1468 with Florentine-Gothic lines, based on a design by Bernardo Rossellino.

    A church and an abbey in Perugia. The Benedictine monastery was created around 996 over the former cathedral church. Its early patron was Pietro Vincioli (died 1007), a Perugian noble, later canonized. Pope Eugenius IV ordered the transfer of the abbey to the Cassinese Congregation, a reformed Benedictine congregation in 1436. From this point, …

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Currently resembling a polygonal tower, it had once two floors. The upper one was demolished when the Rocca Paolina was built. It includes interior Baroque decorations commissioned from 1607. The main altar is made of a 4th century sarcophagus found in 1609. Sant'Ercolano is a patron saint of Perugia and died there in 549.

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The Marian column, erected in 1614 to designs of Carlo Maderno, is the model for numerous Marian columns erected in Catholic countries in thanksgiving for remission of the plague during the Baroque era.

    Situated at the end of the Esquiline Hill and formerly known as S Maria ad Praesepem, S Maria Maggiore was traditionally founded by Pope Liberius (reigned 352-366) and financed by Johannes, a rich citizen, after a miraculous summer snowfall. It is more likely, however, that it was founded in …

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The bell tower is also now altered with clock removed and arches opened. The bell tower is the tallest medieval belfry in Rome. The Fontana dei Tritoni is in the foreground (by Carlo Bizzacheri, 1715)

    The church was built in the 6th century over the remains of the Templum Herculis Pompeiani in the Forum Boarium and of the Statio annonae, one of the food distribution centres of ancient Rome. A substantial restoration was accomplished in 1118-1124 under Alfanus, camerarius of Pope Callixtus II…

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The bell tower is also now altered with clock removed and arches opened. The bell tower is the tallest medieval belfry in Rome. The Fontana dei Tritoni is in the foreground (by Carlo Bizzacheri, 1715). The Baroque façade was added by Giuseppe Sardi in 1718 and removed in a restoration of 1894-1899 together with the coat-of-arms of Pope Clement XI. This view must date before 1894.

    The church was built in the 6th century over the remains of the Templum Herculis Pompeiani in the Forum Boarium a…

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The tower is 98.6 metres (323 ft) tall, and stands alone in a corner of St Mark’s Square, near the front of the basilica. It has a simple form, the bulk of which is a fluted brick square shaft, 12 metres (39 ft) wide on each side and 50 metres (160 ft) tall, above which is a loggia surrounding the belfry, housing five bells. The belfry is topped by a cube, alternate faces of which show the Lion of St. Mark and the female representation of Venice (la Giustizia: Justice). The tower is cappe…

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The building lost somewhat of its typical neoclassical temple-like appearance by the addition in the 19th-century of a bell tower (after the design of Tilman-François Suys) and a colored fresco by Jean Portaels on the pediment.

    The building was designed and built to be included in the neoclassical style of the Place Royale. Construction of the facade was started by architect Gilles-Barnabé Guimard after the designs of Jean-Benoît-Vincent Barré (1775). The nave, transept, choir and and sacris…

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    In 1699, the west tower was capped by the current Baroque slate steeple, designed by Belgian architect Antoine Pastorana.

    Notre-Dame de la Chapelle was begun ca. 1190, but rebuilt in Brabantine Gothic. The nave dates from 1421-1483. Notre-Dame de la Chapelle is the burial (1569) site of Pieter Brueghel the Elder and his wife; their memorial is in one of the chapels. In 1699, the west tower was capped by the current Baroque slate steeple, designed by Belgian architect Antoine Pastorana.

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