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A late afternoon view down the Grand Canal in Venice with the Santa Maria Della Salute Cathedral in the bg at right. During the Black Plague in the 17th century (1630 / 1631 AD) which killed 1/3 of the population, the people promised to God in their prayers for salvation, to build a cathedral if they survived. They did, and kept their promise.

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Additional Photos by Chris Jules (ChrisJ) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14685 W: 1049 N: 29961] (140809)
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