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Cathédral Notre-Dame de Rouen
  • Europe
  • Cathédral Notre-Dame de Rouen, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Rouen, France
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.207

A view of the south transept portal of the Rouen Cathedral. An archivolt of saints frames the entrance. An ornate gable then surmounts the archivolt; its pinnacle cresting the space of the rose window. On either side of the main bay, a tower appears. The tower consists of an elongated pair of lancet windows without glass separated by a mullion. The tower sits above two lancet stained glass windows, also separated by a mullion. A commercial building abuts the facade toward the right of the picture frame.