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#7627: Borghese Chapel: Salus Populi Romani

Photo 7627: Borghese Chapel: Salus Populi Romani - Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome

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Photo ID
7627
Credit
Title
Borghese Chapel: Salus Populi Romani
Caption
Altar of the revered icon of Salus Populi Romani (Mary, Health of the Roman People). Traditionally said to have been painted by St. Luke the Evangelist, it is dated by most scholars to the 13th century. At the top of the altar is a gilded relief depicting the miraculous snowfall that led to the founding of the church. Borghese Chapel, Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, Italy.
Geotag
41.897574° N, 12.498464° E
Uploaded
March 26, 2011
Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
ISO
640