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West Front, St Nicholas, Famagusta

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/17

Scope and Contents

152 x 205 mm. A view looking towards the west face of the Cathedral, 'a model of practical, solid, and at the same time elegant architecture' (Jeffery 1918, p.117) built in the 14th century and converted for use as a mosque after the Turkish Conquest of the island in 1570.


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from fading along bottom edge.

Related Materials

For other photographs of the Cathedral see Y3018E/16 and 18-19.


For further information on the Cathedral see: Jeffery, George (1918), A description of the historic monuments of Cyprus, Nicosia: Government Printing Office.



Finding aid date

2003-05-20 11:39:50+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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