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Duomo and campanile (Il Torazzo), Cremona

RIBA Ref No RIBA27821
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryItaly
CityCremona
Subject Date1300
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/I/82 (DKN/I/96)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRalph Deakin / RIBA Collections
SubjectBrickwork ; Belfries, bell towers ; Monuments ; Stone ; Cathedrals
NOTES: Construction on the Cathedral began in 1107 in Romanesque style but was halted by an earthquake in 1117. It was resumed in 1129 and was completed by 1170. The main facade is in the Lombard Gothic style and was probably built in the 13th and early 14th centuries.The brick campanile, the Torrazzo, was built in 1238 as a peace monument.
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