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A Section of the Church of Batalha in Portugal, shewing the internal arrangement of the Windows, Pillars, Arches, &c.

John Wilkes, of Milland House1810/1829

Library of Virginia

Library of Virginia

The combination of skyward arches, stained glass, and gray-blue walls give an airy feel to this UNESCO World Heritage site. The Dominican monastary was built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese over the Castilians at the battle of Aljubarrota in 1385. Plate by J. Pass.

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