Library in the monastery of El Escorial, 1909
Contributor:Sueddeutsche Zeitung Photo / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:1909 x 2313 px | 32.3 x 39.2 cm | 12.7 x 15.4 inches | 150dpi
Date taken:1 January 1909
Location:EL ESCORIAL, KASTILIEN, Spain
Photographer:Scherl/Süddeutsche Zeitung Photo
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Library in the monastery of El Escorial, 1909. The library in the monastery of El Escorial (actually San Lorenzo el Real de El Escorial) comprises a population of about 130, 000 volumes and a valuable collection of manuscripts. Philip II of Spain has built the monastic residence in the Renaissance style following the design of Juan Bautista de Toledo and Juan de Herrera in 1563-84.