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  • Europe
  • Lectern, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Chester, England, United Kingdom
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.487

A view of Chester Cathedral's lectern. An eagle's wings act as the book stand. Next to the eagle on either side is a candle holder. Below the eagle are four individual statues, representing the Four Evangelists, located at the four main corners of the design.