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Chester Cath., Tower and S. Transept
  • Europe
  • Chester Cath., Tower and S. Transept, 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
  • S2015.490
Description

An exterior view of the tower and south transept of Chester Cathedral. In the foreground are gravestones, indicating the Cathedral's cemetery. Some of the architectural elements seen in the image include: flying buttresses, pointed arched windows which are comprised of smaller lancet windows, and a tower with a turret located at each corner.