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Lichfield
  • Europe
  • Lichfield, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Lichfield, England, United Kingdom
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.474
Description

A view of the high altar at Lichfield Cathedral. The reredos is Gothic in style. The main portion of the reredos is comprised of a main bay with two smaller bays flanking each side. The central portion of the reredos contains pointed arches, the gables of which contain finials. A tall column rises above the central bay. The column is surmounted with a cross. To each side of the reredos' central portion is an arcade of pointed Gothic arches.