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Siena - Ruth's Gallery
Ruth Ivimey-Cook's collection
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The side-chapel, which today contains the manuscripts of the hymns the choir sang. Each manuscript is huge because they were read by the choir from around 20 feet away.
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The choir "stalls" behind the altar. The multi-sided book stand in the centre was for the hymn books.
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Detail of a cherub on the choir woodwork.
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One of the candle holders...
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Another candle holder.
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The painting of Mary on the right side of the altar.
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Beautiful stained glass in the window to the left of the altar, above the statue of Pope Pius II.
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Views of Siena from the top of the Duomo Museum tower (the wall of the unfinished nave)
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Seen through columns... Saint Ansansus?? watches down on the crowds below.
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The dome of the Duomo seen from the top of the Duomo Museum tower (the wall of the unfinished nave)
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Views of Siena from the top of the Duomo Museum tower (the wall of the unfinished nave)
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The top of the Palazzo Publico tower.
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These statues of elders on the Duomo roof look rather strange to me.
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Inside the baptistry: cherubs on the edge of the font.
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The Palazzo Publico's tower, seen from the top of the Duomo Museum tower (the wall of the unfinished nave)
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The painting inside the baptistry is very beautiful. Damage to these was a result of the strange construction of the building.
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Inside the baptistry: cherubs on the edge of the font.
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The painting inside the baptistry is very beautiful. Damage to these was a result of the strange construction of the building.
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Ruth in front of Il Campo ("the field") and the Palazzo Publico's tower.
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Ornamental details on the entranceway to the Palazzo Publico.
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