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Background imageCathedral Collection: CANALETTO: THAMES

CANALETTO: THAMES
The River Thames with St. Pauls Cathedral on Lord Mayors Day. Oil on canvas by Giovanni Antonio Canaletto, c1750

Background imageCathedral Collection: Church of Profitis Elias, Protaras, Paralimni, Cyprus

Church of Profitis Elias, Protaras, Paralimni, Cyprus

Background imageCathedral Collection: Bath city center and River Avon, Somerset, England

Bath city center and River Avon, Somerset, England

Background imageCathedral Collection: Aerial view over downtown Reykjavik with ocean and mountain at back, Iceland

Aerial view over downtown Reykjavik with ocean and mountain at back, Iceland
Aerial view over downtown Reykjavik from the top of Hallgrimskirkja church with ocean and mountain at back, capital city of Iceland

Background imageCathedral Collection: Southwark Cathedral 1661

Southwark Cathedral 1661
Southwark Cathedral: St Saviours (formerly St Mary Overy)

Background imageCathedral Collection: Blackfriars Bridge C1890

Blackfriars Bridge C1890
looking north, with Blackfriars Station in the centre of the photo, St Pauls Cathedral on the skyline

Background imageCathedral Collection: A little girl kneels to say her prayers - Carlisle Cathedral

A little girl kneels to say her prayers - Carlisle Cathedral
A little girl kneels to say her prayers in Carlisle Cathedral, Cumbria, England. She wears a tiara and holds her hands together 2011

Background imageCathedral Collection: Poster, Night Mail

Poster, Night Mail, quoting part of the poem by W H Auden written for and narrated in the documentary film of the same name (1936). circa 1930s

Background imageCathedral Collection: Durham Cathedral K011466

Durham Cathedral K011466
DURHAM CATHEDRAL, Durham. View of cathedral on hill by river. Built from 1073 to 1274

Background imageCathedral Collection: Cross-section of Filippo Brunelleschis design for the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral in

Cross-section of Filippo Brunelleschis design for the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral in Florence, Italy
FLORENCE: BRUNELLESCHI. Cross-section of Filippo Brunelleschis design for the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral in Florence, Italy. Contemporary drawing by Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli

Background imageCathedral Collection: EYCK, Jan van (1390-1441); EYCK, Hubert van (1370-1426)

EYCK, Jan van (1390-1441); EYCK, Hubert van (1370-1426). The Ghent Altarpiece or Adoration of the Mystic Lamb. 1425-1432. BELGIUM. Ghent. Saint Bavo Cathedral

Background imageCathedral Collection: Gloucester Cathedral OP11081

Gloucester Cathedral OP11081
GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL, College Green, Gloucester, Gloucestershire. Sunlight breaking through clouds and lighting the cathedral. Photographed by Sydney Pitcher between 1900 and 1920. Sun rays

Background imageCathedral Collection: Dante and the Divine Comedy (The Comedy Illuminating Florence), 1464-1465

Dante and the Divine Comedy (The Comedy Illuminating Florence), 1464-1465. Artist: Domenico di Michelino
Dante and the Divine Comedy (The Comedy Illuminating Florence), 1464-1465. From the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence

Background imageCathedral Collection: Spain, Barcelona. Sagrada Familia Cathedral, designed by Antoni Gaudi

Spain, Barcelona. Sagrada Familia Cathedral, designed by Antoni Gaudi

Background imageCathedral Collection: EYCK, Jan van (1390-1441); EYCK, Hubert van (1370-1426)

EYCK, Jan van (1390-1441); EYCK, Hubert van (1370-1426). The Ghent Altarpiece or Adoration of the Mystic Lamb. 1425-1432. BELGIUM. Ghent. Saint Bavo Cathedral. Flemish art. Oil on wood

Background imageCathedral Collection: Wells Cathedral / 1871

Wells Cathedral / 1871
Wells Cathedral, Somerset

Background imageCathedral Collection: Salisbury cathedral, Wiltshire, England

Salisbury cathedral, Wiltshire, England
Salisbury cathedral in Salisbury, Wiltshire. The cathedral is one of the best examples of Early English architecture. Due to the short period of time that it was in

Background imageCathedral Collection: The Pipe Organ of St Pauls Cathedral in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Pipe Organ of St Pauls Cathedral in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
St Pauls Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.The cathedral was built in stages and is one of the City of Melbournes major landmarks

Background imageCathedral Collection: Coventry Cathedral CC47_02918

Coventry Cathedral CC47_02918
Cathedral Church Of St Michael, Bailey Lane, Coventry. The shell of the old Cathedral viewed from the south east with a basement exposed beneath derelict ground at the corner of Bailey Lane

Background imageCathedral Collection: Durham Cathedral OP04503

Durham Cathedral OP04503
DURHAM CATHEDRAL, Durham. Interior view of Durham Cathedral from the north-east showing decorated piers in the nave and crossing. Photographed by John Gay during the 1960s

Background imageCathedral Collection: Lincoln Cathedral BB49_02570

Lincoln Cathedral BB49_02570
LINCOLN CATHEDRAL, Lincolnshire. A misty view with Lincoln Cathedral in the distance taken from the Swanpool. The Cathedral dates back to 1092 with later additions and remodelling

Background imageCathedral Collection: Durham Cathedral door knocker K011465

Durham Cathedral door knocker K011465
DURHAM CATHEDRAL, County Durham. Cathedral Sanctuary knocker in the shape of a mask

Background imageCathedral Collection: Norwich Cathedral / 1905

Norwich Cathedral / 1905
Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk

Background imageCathedral Collection: St Albans Abbey 1802

St Albans Abbey 1802
St Albans Cathedral, Hertfordshire. The Abbey was founded in 793 by Offa, King of Mercia, supposedly on the site of the martyrdom of St Alban in A.D. 303

Background imageCathedral Collection: Portugal, Madeira, Funchal, Cityscape of Funchal viewed from the sea

Portugal, Madeira, Funchal, Cityscape of Funchal viewed from the sea

Background imageCathedral Collection: Sea of Steps, Wells Cathedral a66_00136

Sea of Steps, Wells Cathedral a66_00136
WELLS CATHEDRAL, Wells, Somerset. Interior view. The Sea of Steps. Photographed by Herbert Felton in 1948

Background imageCathedral Collection: Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral
A fine elevated view of the magnificent Cologne Cathedral, taken in the years leading up to World War Two

Background imageCathedral Collection: Hereford Cathedral N090335

Hereford Cathedral N090335
HEREFORD CATHEDRAL, Herefordshire. View across the river Wye towards the Cathedral

Background imageCathedral Collection: Porto, Portugal old town skyline from across the Douro River

Porto, Portugal old town skyline from across the Douro River

Background imageCathedral Collection: Cologne Cathedral, Cologne, Germany, UNESCO World Heritage Site, North Rhine Westphalia

Cologne Cathedral, Cologne, Germany, UNESCO World Heritage Site, North Rhine Westphalia

Background imageCathedral Collection: Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

Background imageCathedral Collection: Ely Cathedral in the snow by Ernest Uden

Ely Cathedral in the snow by Ernest Uden
Ely Cathedral pictured in the snow

Background imageCathedral Collection: St Pauls Cathedral - Section through Wrens Dome

St Pauls Cathedral - Section through Wrens Dome
A section drawing through the dome of St Pauls Cathedral, the architectural masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren. The inner brick dome stands 218 ft from the floor of the cathedral

Background imageCathedral Collection: Coventry Cathedral EAW024986

Coventry Cathedral EAW024986
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL. The old Cathedral was destroyed by incendiary bombs on 14 November 1940, with only its spire and outer walls surviving

Background imageCathedral Collection: Westminster Cathedral, London

Westminster Cathedral, London Date: 1960s

Background imageCathedral Collection: St Pauls Cathedral viewed from Southwark Bridge RSL01_01_01

St Pauls Cathedral viewed from Southwark Bridge RSL01_01_01
View of St Pauls Cathedral from Southwark Bridge, London. Attributed to Alfred Rosling. c.1855. Albumen print

Background imageCathedral Collection: Cross of Lothair II. Aachen Cathedral Treasury. Germany

Cross of Lothair II. Aachen Cathedral Treasury. Germany
Cross of the Emperor Lothair II (835-869). 11th century. Gold and precious gems. Aachen Cathedral Treasury. Germany

Background imageCathedral Collection: MURILLO, Bartolom項steban (1617-1682). The Guardian

MURILLO, Bartolom項steban (1617-1682). The Guardian
MURILLO, Bartolom項 steban (1617-1682). The Guardian Angel. c. 1665. SPAIN. Sevilla. Cathedral. Baroque art. Oil on canvas

Background imageCathedral Collection: Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, first founded by the Norman Bishop Remigius in 1086. Date: 1940s

Background imageCathedral Collection: Sixth Column Strategy

Sixth Column Strategy
Stout patriots dislodge an enemy machine gun post from the dome of St. Pauls using the usual Heath Robinson cunning! Please note

Background imageCathedral Collection: Postman, Harnham, Salisbury OP04500

Postman, Harnham, Salisbury OP04500
HARNHAM, Salisbury, Wiltshire. View from the Old Mill at Harnham, looking across the water meadows towards Salisbury Cathedral with a postman pushing his bicycle along the Town Path in

Background imageCathedral Collection: St Pauls Cathedral BB91_18987

St Pauls Cathedral BB91_18987
ST PAULs CATHEDRAL, City of London. St Pauls, viewed from Bull Wharf on the river frontage, seems to dominate the Victorian City. Photograph pre-1876. Howarth-Loomes Collection

Background imageCathedral Collection: St Pauls Cathedral CC97_00536

St Pauls Cathedral CC97_00536
ST PAULs CATHEDRAL, City of London. A general view looking across the River Thames from bankside and towards St Pauls with a passenger paddle steamer moored at the opposite bank

Background imageCathedral Collection: Old Sarum K000139

Old Sarum K000139
OLD SARUM, Wiltshire. Aerial view

Background imageCathedral Collection: York Minster K011134

York Minster K011134
YORK MINSTER. North Yorkshire. A view from the south west along the city walls near Station Road

Background imageCathedral Collection: Millennium Bridge and St Pauls at dusk J060064

Millennium Bridge and St Pauls at dusk J060064
MILLENNIUM BRIDGE, London. The southern approach to the bridge looking towards St Pauls at dusk / night

Background imageCathedral Collection: Dalt Vila old town skyline, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain

Dalt Vila old town skyline, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain

Background imageCathedral Collection: Golden Saint Barbara Icon Basilica Saint Michael Monastery Cathedral Kiev Ukraine

Golden Saint Barbara Icon Basilica Saint Michael Monastery Cathedral Kiev Ukraine
Saint Barbara, Saint Michael Cathedral, Kiev, Ukraine. Saint Michaels is a functioning Greek Orthodox Monastery in Kiev




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"Cathedrals: A Journey Through Time and Beauty" Step into the world of cathedrals, where history, art, and spirituality intertwine. From the iconic Durham Cathedral K011466 to the mesmerizing Sagrada Familia Cathedral in Barcelona designed by Antoni Gaudi, these architectural marvels have captivated generations. Intricate details come alive as we explore Jan van Eyck's masterpiece "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb" or gaze upon Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli's contemporary drawing showcasing Filippo Brunelleschi's dome design for Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral in Florence. Transport yourself to serene landscapes with Canaletto's Thames painting or immerse in the breathtaking cityscape of Funchal viewed from Portugal's Madeira Island. Salisbury Cathedral stands tall in Wiltshire, England, a testament to medieval craftsmanship while Santiago de Compostela Cathedral beckons pilgrims on their spiritual journey through Galicia, Spain. Marvel at St Pauls Cathedral's majestic pipe organ in Melbourne, Victoria - its harmonious melodies filling hearts with awe. And let us not forget the enchanting allure of night mail posters that once adorned train stations across Great Britain, and are more than mere structures; they are gateways to another time and space. They inspire contemplation and evoke a sense of wonderment within our souls. Join us on this captivating journey through centuries-old architecture and experience the grandeur that is cathedral artistry.