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The Mormon Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah
Format Postcard
Description 2 pages
Language English
City, State Salt Lake City, UT
Denomination Mormon Church
Subject Fine Arts
Notes The temple was commenced April 6, 1853 and completed April 6, 1893, at a cost of approximately $4,000,000. It is 186 1/2 feet long by 99 feet wide. The foundation or footing walls are 16 feet thick and 8 feet deep. The basement walls are 9 feet thick and the upper walls 6 feet thick. The side walls are 1071/2 feet high. East center towers, 210 feet high, surmounted by a hammered copper statue of the Angel Moroni, 12 1/2 feet high gilded with pure gold leaf.
Collection James R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
Contributor Princeton Theological Seminary
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