Cathedrals of England (1920-1929)

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The opening titles, containing data on the history of the church building.

Medieval book.

Man leafing through it.

Interior of a medieval cathedral.

The monks are on the gallery.

Church of the Saxon period.

General form.

Details of the pediment.

Church of the Norman period.



The elements of facade decoration.

Arches, columns, arches.

Arched windows, their different types.

A craftsman at work.



The sculptures on the facade.

Statue of saint in the niche.

Another saint.

The group of sculptures.

The interior of the cathedral.

Vaulted ceilings.

Bizarrely decorated ceiling.


St Paul's Cathedral.

Entrance to the Cathedral.


The monk and the boy in the laboratory.

The construction of new cathedrals in Liverpool and Westminster.

Construction site.

Masters at work.

The building of a new cathedral.

Street of the city.

The buildings of the ancient cathedrals.


Details of facades.

Cathedrals in Chester, Winchester, York, Durham, Canterbury, Norwich.

Cathedral in Lincoln

Key words

England, building, cathedral, church, sculpture, crafts, priests, attractions

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