Capilla de Trastamura, Great Mosque (Mezquita), Cordoba: the horseshoe arch on the west wall

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RIBApix ref no RIBA60239
Artist/PhotographerMolina, T.
CountrySpain
CityCordoba
Subject Date1371
Image Date1870
ViewInterior
StyleIslamic
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference20512/1
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This former mosque became a place of Christian worship in 1236 when Cordoba was captured from the Moors by King Ferdinand III of Castile and the cathedral was built inside it largely in the 1520s.

Subject tags

Chapels, arches, cathedrals, mosques, decorative plasterwork