The Cathedral Churches of England (page 1/2)

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Some of the pates from The Cathedral Churches of England, by A. Hamilton Thompson, London and New York, SPCK, 1925; Most (or all) of the images were already out of copyright when the book was produced. The author died in 1952, less than 70 years ago, so the text is still protected by copyright and I have included only very short excerpts.

Title: The Cathedral Churches of England

Author: Thompson, A. Hamilton

Published by: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge

City: London

Date: 1925

Total items: 8

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Plate XXII. Ely Cathedral.]

Plate XXII. Ely Cathedral.

Ely Cathedral once stood on an island in the marshes; you can still see it for miles around in any direction. It’s old, very old, and in the days before electric light [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Plate XX. Flying Buttresses.]

Plate XX. Flying Buttresses.

A caption identifies this as Plate xx (although on the image, in the upper right, the text Pl. LXIII appears, along with a reproduction of a French library stamp). The caption reads as follows: [more...] [$]

[picture: Plate II. Canterbury Cathedral. South West View.]

Plate II. Canterbury Cathedral. South West View.

Canterbury Cathedral Church, pictured here under a rather dramatic and gloomy sky, burned down in 1174, and was rebuilt as shown here; the building work was finished in the year 1184. [more...] [$]

[picture: Plate XXVII. Hereford Cathedral.]

Plate XXVII. Hereford Cathedral.

South West View with Cloisters. [more...] [$]

[picture: Plate III. Gloucester Cathedral. West Front and South Side.]

Plate III. Gloucester Cathedral. West Front and South Side.

Gloucester Cathedral was built 900 years ago (it was completed in 1100); it was originally the Abbey of St. Peter, part of a Benedictine monastery. Here we see the towers and spires, the gothic windows, and, in the foreground, some people, giving a sense of scale. This picture is probably a reproduction of an eighteenth-century painting. If [...]is an old photograph. [more...] [$]


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Some of the pates from The Cathedral Churches of England, by A. Hamilton Thompson, London and New York, SPCK, 1925; Most (or all) of the images were already out of copyright when the book was produced. The author died in 1952, less than 70 years ago, so the text is still protected by copyright and I have included only very short excerpts.


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