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St. Anne's Church in Stare Buky - south side
Czech Republic

The church, dedicated to St. Anne was built in 1692 by the noble de Waggi (with a few latter reconstructions) , but in it's walls, there is still hidden the gothic predecessor, which is known from the historical sources - it used to be dedicated to St. Catherine and later perhaps to Virgin Mary. The gothic plaster with painted decoration is still visible under the peeling latter plaster layers.

Copyright: Josef Švejnoha
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Resolution: 18000x9000
Uploadet: 15/07/2011
Opdateret: 19/09/2014
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Tags: church; cemetery; grave; gothic; baroque
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