Chiesa e Convento dei Cappuccini - San Marino
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1
N 43° 56.009 E 012° 26.915
33T E 295211 N 4867650
Quick Description: Church and Convent of the Capuchin Fathers, built in the 16th century, an consecrated in 1709.
Location: San Marino
Date Posted: 1/12/2017 1:54:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMTW2W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 4

Long Description:
"Built in the 16th century, it was consecrated in 1709. In the place where it stands there was a chapel dedicated to St. Quirinus, as it can be seen from the stone inscription on the façade. Inside, next to the altar, is a painting by Taddeo Zuccari depicting the Deposition of Christ. Noteworthy is the tabernacle of wood and ivory and in a chapel the painting depicting Our Lady of Lourdes, crowned by Cardinal Giovan Battista Nasalli Rocca dating from 1930. The Church, besides its ancient architecture, is well known also for several historical events which happened there. The most famous dates back to 31 July 1849 when Garibaldi, who took refuge in San Marino to escape the Austrian army, in front of this building released the soldiers of the first Roman legion. In the churchyard is the shrine dedicated to St. Francis."

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Stamp Issuing Country: San Marino

Date of Issue: 1928

Denomination: 1,25 lire

Color: blue

Stamp Type: Single Stamp

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