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Wall arcade - S. choir aisle
  • Europe
  • Wall arcade - S. choir aisle, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.497
Description

An interior view of the small arcade located at the south choir aisle in Lincoln Cathedral. The arcade is comprised of two different arcades placed at alternating intervals. The arcade situated towards the back is comprised of shorter, engaged columns. The arcade in the front is comprised of free-standing, taller columns. The arches of the front arcade creates a tiered effect. The spandrels of the front arcade contain high relief sculptures.