Great Mosque (Mezquita), Cordoba: the dome over the bay in front of the Mihrab

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RIBApix ref no RIBA3762
Artist/PhotographerKantorowich, Roy Herman (1916-1996)
CountrySpain
CityCordoba
Subject Date0987
Image Date1980
ViewInterior
StyleIslamic
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceRHK6443
OrientationPortrait
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

arches, cathedrals, columns, mosques, decorative stonework, decorative plasterwork