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Uploaded on:
11/03/2009 02:56:38
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Digital Asset
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P number: P530936
Caption: Detail of entrance to St. Mary's Cathedral, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, Lothian Region.
Description: The image is a detail of the main entrance showing column of polished Shap Granite from Cumbria, England, adjacent to sandstone. The Shap Granite has long been used as a decorative stone and is widely known throughout Britain. It is a coarse-grained igneous rock with a strong reddish brown colour and contains distinctive large crystals of pink-orange alkali feldspar. Granite is a very hard and durable rock, made of interlocking crystals of different minerals. The most common minerals in granite are quartz, feldspar and mica.
Date taken: 25/06/1905
Photographer: Unknown
Copyright statement: Unknown
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 240.46 KB; 667 x 1000 pixels; 56 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 176 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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