After receiving the donation, employees at the Centro went to check on the mural at the church of Santuario de Misericodia only to find it drastically altered.
The damage was discovered after the 19th century painter's granddaughter made a donation to the Centro de Estudios Borjanos in Borja, Spain, a couple of weeks ago.
The Centro holds an archive of regional religious paintings with regularly-updated photographs.
BARN POOL, GARDEN BATTERY, MOUNT WISE, STONEHOUSE POOL, WESTERN& EASTERN KINGS and the PLYMOUTH hinterland behind.
Te original scan is 40mb, too big to host here, but this shrunk version is still pretty good.
Alternative scan here and a lovely wild orchid growing on site is here. The two sailing vessel photos are from the CD collections, (see below notices), sample images can be downloaded by clicking on them - about 1.2mb WANTED: IMAGES OF LEIGHAM MANOR (aka Tecalemit House), MARSH MILLS, COYPOOL -any time until the mid 1980s & PENLEE & RAME CHURCH COASTAL DEFENCE BATTERIES up to and incl 1970s PLUS anything at all about the Van Dike rock club in Plymouth, posters and gig photos. We have had two Gulf Wars, 9/11, Lady Di`s death, my son becoming a man, meeting my wife - becoming grandparents, myself ageing, wrinkles, grey hair , the death of my mother, and now my father, two Grandsons born - so this is time....