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ARUNDEL SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING THE KNOWLEDGE OF ART 
The cathedral of Santiago de Compostella in Spain ... A series of photographs recently taken by ... Thurston Thompson ... 
Shelfmark: 1811.a.18. 
Publisher: London: published by the Arundel Society for Promoting the Knowledge of Art ... Sold by Bell and Daldy ..., 1868. [2], 4, [2]p., 20 plates. 2 (46 cm). 
Country: England 
Subject: Church architecture - Spain; Cathedrals - Spain 
Acquisition: D 12 Dec 1868 
Notes: The plates consist of mounted photographs. 
Photographer: Thompson, Charles Thurston (1816-1868) 
Description or title: Architectural photographs of the cathedral of Santiago de Compostella in Spain. 
Contains photos of: Buildings. Art 
General photo size: From 20.5 x 26 cms to 31.5 x 38 cms 
Photographs:
1   General view of the cathedral and adjoining buildings. 
2   The west front of the cathedral. 
3   Columns of the west portal. 
4   Portico de la Gloria; central pier, showing statue of Saint Iago. (From north.) 
5   Portico de la Gloria; central pier, showing statue of Saint Iago. (From south.) 
6   Portico de la Gloria; northern pier, showing statues of prophets. 
7   Portico de la Gloria; northern pier, showing the clustered columns. 
8   Portico de la Gloria; southern pier, showing statues of apostles. 
9   Portico de la Gloria; southern pier, showing the clustered columns. 
10   Portico de la Gloria; north wall, showing groinings of roof. 
11   Portico de la Gloria; south wall, showing groinings of roof 
12   Portico de la Gloria; archivolt of central doorway. (Left.) 
13   Portico de la Gloria; archivolt of central doorway. (Right.) 
14   Portico de la Gloria; tympanum, central doorway. 
15   Portico de la Gloria; from the interior of the cathedral. 
16   High altar in the Chapel of the Reliquary. 
17   Double doorway of the south transept. 
18   The Plaza de Los Plateros: the Silversmiths' Square. 
19   The Pilgrims' Gate. 
20   Portal of the Hospicio de Los Reyes, or Pilgrims' Hospital. 

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