E.J.Wilkins

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Évora Cathedral

In the Cloisters of the Cathedral of Évora are the tombs of three Bishops. They can be seen to the right of my picture dated - 27th May -

The tombs had a distinctly different style, I should have taken more care to remember the names but I remember thinking that this one indicated the 'modern' outlook of the 1960s, so I am sure it is the final resting place of  Emanuele Trindade Salgueiro † (20 May 1955 Appointed - 20 Sep 1965 Died)

I think it is a beautiful, and innovative, piece of work.

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These are the same links as included with last Sunday's picture.

For general interest and a little more information about the Sé de Évora  :-
http://www.sacred-destinations.com/portugal/evora-cathedral.htm

http://www.ricksteves.com/plan/destinations/port/01evora.htm

In Portuguese, the website of the Évora Dioscese
http://www.diocese-evora.pt/site/index.php?module=ContentExpress&func=display&ceid=3&meid=1


I managed to find this list of Bishops dating to 1760 from this site:
http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/devor.html

Évora


Évora Cathedral

In the Cloisters of the Cathedral of Évora are the tombs of three Bishops. They can be seen to the right of my picture dated - 27th May -

The tombs had a distinctly different style, I should have taken more care to remember the names but I remember thinking that this one indicated the 'modern' outlook of the 1960s, so I am sure it is the final resting place of  Emanuele Trindade Salgueiro † (20 May 1955 Appointed - 20 Sep 1965 Died)

I think it is a beautiful, and innovative, piece of work.

.....

These are the same links as included with last Sunday's picture.

For general interest and a little more information about the Sé de Évora  :-
http://www.sacred-destinations.com/portugal/evora-cathedral.htm

http://www.ricksteves.com/plan/destinations/port/01evora.htm

In Portuguese, the website of the Évora Dioscese
http://www.diocese-evora.pt/site/index.php?module=ContentExpress&func=display&ceid=3&meid=1


I managed to find this list of Bishops dating to 1760 from this site:
http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/devor.html

comments (16)

Ellie, you've captured the detail very nicely.
EJWilkins: Thanks Bridge smile
A lovely choice of composition here, Ellie.
EJWilkins: Thanks Karen. I'd thought of composing it the same as the last one, but it didn't show that the mitre was hollow, at least not very well, and I thought it was quite significant. Nor would an end view have shown the detail of the brass casting, which I thought was beautiful, especially the way the mitre has been rubbed.
  • Ginnie
  • Atlanta, GA, United States
  • 17 Jun 2007, 08:02
Lovely detail, Ellie, yes! I find it very intriguing to see how these tombs are embellished and wonder if the bishops themselves had any say beforehand in what they would look like. Don't you wonder?

Since today is Father's Day in the USA, I remember that my bother took Dad to the funeral home just a couple weeks before he died back in 1995 to help him pick out his casket. It was an oak casket because Dad love that wood and had it thoughout the house in antique furnishings. And even though he was not Roman Catholic, he was okay with a highly decorated religious theme (he was s preacher) with Pietas in the corners. I'll never forget his casket.
EJWilkins: It's Father's Day here too Ginnie, a day that tugs at the heartstrings.
  • Les Auld
  • Southport UK
  • 17 Jun 2007, 10:13
Well composed, nice and sharp as well.
EJWilkins: Thanks Les smile
Another very well composed shot and really crisp. Would be interesting to turn into a b&w and then use as a sample to explore levels in PS. Mike.
EJWilkins: You're absolutely itching to get me using Photoshop aren't you! wink
lovely and a very interesting stopry that goes with it Ellie, you sure didyour homework on this one too!!!!

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EJWilkins: I cheated Patrick, it's the same information as I used last Sunday. It took a little while to find and I thought it was relevant to both pictures. wink
You certainly are a researcher extrordinaire and the photo is very good too.
EJWilkins: Thanks Mary, that's kind of you to say so smile
I have to commend you on your research skills and on a lovely image.
EJWilkins: Thanks Shakara, I appreciate that smile
Lovely, lovely shot El.
EJWilkins: Thanks John, you're a sweetie smile
  • Jimbo
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 17 Jun 2007, 20:13
I agree completely with your assessment, Ellie. Do you have any information on who designed it?
EJWilkins: *gulp* No, sorry Jimbo, I haven't. It might be tucked away somewhere within the diocesan site, but it's in Portuguese and I don't speak the language. The cathedral archives would probably have the information too.
Good work on the details Ellie smile
EJWilkins: wink ... point, and click Chris
Me gusta como se aprecian los detalles de los relieves !
I like as the details of the reliefs are appraised! smile
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 18 Jun 2007, 04:11
You chose a nice angle to show off this work, Ellie. The wall at the back seems very drab for this kind of a vault.
Lovely composition
So crisp I believe I could feel the texture if I touched the image.
I remember that when I went there, good angle of view ! Bravo !

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