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William G. Godden Collection:
St. Peter's, Rome
Godden, William G.
Dome of St. Peter's. Associated with the name of Michelangelo, though considerably altered from his original design. Completed in 1590, the dome is 138 ft. in diameter, and its apex is 400 ft above floor level. The external ribs can be seen. The lantern was a later addition. (For Piazza, see GoddenF5) (Rome, Italy)
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