Colonial Architecture Project

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by Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Bader Chair in Southern Baroque Art, Queen's University at Kingston, Canada

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Morelia, Monasterio de las Capuchinas

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18th century. Formerly the church of the Hermanas Clarisas Capuchinas, an order of indigenous nuns (from high-ranking indigenous families) and forbidden to Spanish or Creole women. UNESCO World Heritage Site, inscribed 1991.

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