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Main Altar, St. Louis Cathedral
Format Postcard
Description 2 pages
Language English
City, State St. Louis, MO
Denomination Catholic Church
Subject Fine Arts
Notes The altar is distinguished for its beauty of design, richness of material, and imposing size. Above the altar itself, the baldacchino rises 57 feet. It is supported by ten monolithic columns of rare marbles in contrasting colors - red Verona, yellow Sienna, Fiori de Pesco (peach blossom), and green Verde Antique.
Collection James R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
Contributor Princeton Theological Seminary
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