Jubilee Year, Santiago de Compostela. 1930. Drypoint. Dodgson 39. 13 3/8 x 7 7/8 (sheet 20 x 13 1/4). Edition 133. Printed on the full sheet of white laid paper with deckle edges. Illustrated: Gertrude Bone, Days in Old Spain. Published in the portfolio, Two Drypoints by Muirhead Bone. The other drypoint in the folder is, Dancing on the Apostle's Day, Santiago. Signed in pencil. $1,750.
Located in the northwest region of Spain in the province of A Coruņa, it is the "European City of Culture" for the year 2000. The city's cathedral is the destination of the important medieval pilgrimage route, the Way of St James (in Spanish the Camino de Santiago), which is still walked today.
Santiago ("Sant' Iago") means "St. James", and the city is supposedly the final resting place of the Apostle Saint James the Great, the brother of John. His remains are said to be beneath the altar in the crypt of the cathedral.
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