Photographer's Note

On the return journey from Campeche to Mérida, I asked Valentin to detour via the historical town of Umân, only 7 kms. to the southwest. The church of St. Francis occupies a large square in the town's centre. Its construction dates from the late 18th century, although a monastery had been based here two hundred years earlier. Its façade reflects a gothic inspiration with a renaissance niche above the medial molding near the top. Buttresses support the walls of the tall nave - the latter features 16 stained glass windows for interior illumination. I was unable to photograph inside as the door was locked. Orientation is on a west - east axis.

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  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 914] (1950)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-05-20
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/4, 1/1600 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-07-03 3:38
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