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French Cathedrals: From drawings R. Garland, with an historical and descriptive account (1837) by B. Winkles

French Cathedrals: From drawings

R. Garland, with an historical and descriptive account (1837) by B. Winkles

Published March 1st 1837
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219 pages
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Because many cathedrals took centuries to build and decorate, they constitute a major artistic investment for the city in which they stand. Not only may the building itself be architecturally significant, but the church often houses treasures such asMoreBecause many cathedrals took centuries to build and decorate, they constitute a major artistic investment for the city in which they stand. Not only may the building itself be architecturally significant, but the church often houses treasures such as stained glass, stone and wood statues, historic tombs, richly carved furniture and objects of both artistic and religious significance such as reliquaries. Moreover, the cathedral often plays a major role in telling the story of the town, through its plaques, inscriptions, tombs, stained glass and paintings.This 1837 book contains drawings and detailed descriptions of French Cathedrals.[Note: this pre-1923 publication has been converted from its original format for the Kindle and may contain an occasional defect from the conversion or from the original publication.]