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William G. Godden Collection:
St. Peter's, Rome
Godden, William G.
Close-up view of St. Peter's dome taken from the roof of the basilica. 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. Lantern was a later addition. (Rome, Italy)
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