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Choir, Canterbury Cathedral looking East
  • Europe
  • Choir, Canterbury Cathedral looking East, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.613
Description

A view of the choir stalls in Canterbury Cathedral, looking towards the apse of the church. A lectern stands to the facing left of center. Ornately carved elements of the choir stalls are visible, such as the scrolls that demarcate the aisles. The rib vaulted ceiling of the apse is observable. Another lectern is stands towards the background of the image. This lectern is made of metal and ornately decorated. A large cross is placed near or on the altar.