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Ely Cathedral. The Choir Screen.
  • Europe
  • Ely Cathedral. The Choir Screen., late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Ely, England, United Kingdom
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.559

A view of the rood screen of Ely Cathedral looking eastward towards the altar. The wooden screen is ornately carved in the Gothic style. Elements include: an arcade, pointed archways, tall gables with finials, and a balustrade-like structure which surmounts the screen. The pulpit lies to the facing left side of the screen.