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" The idea of the ceiling is evidently taken from stalactites or drop stones found in the roofs of natural caverns. The ornaments of the friezes are Arabesque, and perfectly accord with the Arabic inscriptions, which are here suited to the purpose for which... "
A journey through Spain in the years 1786 and 1787 ... and remarks in ... - Page 62
by Joseph Townsend - 1791
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A Journey Through Spain in the Years 1786 and 1787, Volume 3

Joseph Townsend - 1791
...the room. Adjoining to this are two hot baths. The great hall is about forty feet fquare, and fixty in height, with eight windows and two doors, all in...checkers. The idea of the cielings is evidently taken from ftalactites, or drop ftones found in the roofs of natural caverns. The ornaments of the friezes are...
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Modern Geography: A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States ..., Volume 1

John Pinkerton - Atlases - 1804
...deep recesses. Between this and the oblong court is a gallery of ninety feet by sixteen. All these lower apartments have fountains, and are paved either...with tiles or marble, in checkers. The idea of the ceilings is evidently taken from stalactites, or drop-stones, found in the roofs of natural caverns....
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Information and directions for travellers on the continent

Mariana Starke - Europe - 1828 - 604 pages
...doors, all in deep recesses. Between this and the oblong court is a gallery, of 90 feet by 16. All these lower apartments have fountains, and are paved either...with tiles or marble, in checkers. The idea of the ceilings is evidently taken from stalactites, or drop-stones, found in the roofs of natural caverns....
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Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book to Spain and Portugal, Volume 8

1865
...doors, all in deep recesses. Between this and the oblong court is a gallery of 96 feet by 16. All these lower apartments have fountains, and are paved either...with tiles or marble in checkers. The idea of the ceiling is evidently taken from stalactites or drop stones found in the roofs of natural caverns. The...
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Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book to Spain and Portugal, Volume 6

1865
...doors, all in deep recesses, Between this and the oblong court is a gallery of 96 feet by 16. All these lower apartments have fountains, and are paved either with tiles or marble in checkers. The idea of tho ceiling is evidently taken from stalactites or drop stoneg found in the roofs of natural caverns....
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Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book to Spain and Portugal, Volume 11

1865
...the oblong court is a gallery of 96 feet by 10. All these lower apartments have fountains, and arc paved either with tiles or marble in checkers. The idea of the celling is evidently taken from talactites or drop stones found in the roofs of atural caverns. The...
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