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The Reredos, Gloucester Cathedral
  • Europe
  • The Reredos, Gloucester Cathedral, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.311
Description

A frontal view the Reredos at Gloucester Cathedral. Gothic in structure, three scenes from Christ's life appear in niches. From left to right the scenes are as follows: the nativity, the ascension, and the deposition. Separating the scenes are figures of saints, while angels covered by an elaborate canopy surmount each of the three main scenes.