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Main Altar, St. Louis Cathedral
Description2 pages
City, StateSt. Louis, MO
DenominationCatholic Church
SubjectFine Arts
NotesThe 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.
CollectionJames R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
ContributorPrinceton Theological Seminary
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