National Geographic : 1929 Jan
(g) National teograpnc society Autochromes byJacob Gayer MANY BEAUTIFUL WORKS OF ART ADORN THE MONASTERIES OF THECAPITAL Some of the pictures which decorate Quito's religious edifices are the works of old Spanish and Ecuadorian masters. The pulpit attheright isan excellent example of 16th-century woodcarving. The figures supporting the pulpit at one time fell underthe displeasure ofanecclesiastic dignitary, who had them removed for a while, but they were replaced. The carved woodwork is covered with gold leaf.