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Chapel Collection

The chapel has long been a symbol of faith, art, and history

Background imageChapel Collection: St Martha's Chapel, Guildford, Surrey, from Pewley Hill

St Martha's Chapel, Guildford, Surrey, from Pewley Hill
St Martha's Chapel, Guildford, Surrey, viewed from Pewley Hill - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageChapel Collection: St Catherine's Chapel, Guildford, Surrey

St Catherine's Chapel, Guildford, Surrey - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageChapel Collection: Agua Volcano and Arco de Santa Catalina (Santa Catalina Arch) in Antigua Guatemala

Agua Volcano and Arco de Santa Catalina (Santa Catalina Arch) in Antigua Guatemala
Santa Catalins Arch or Arco de Santa Catalina is probably the most iconic place in Antigua Guatemala, it was was built in 1693 - 1694 to allow nuns to cross the street without being seen

Background imageChapel Collection: Michelangelo (1475-1564). Sistine Chapel. The

Michelangelo (1475-1564). Sistine Chapel. The Last Judgement. 1537-1541. VATICAN CITY. Vatican Palaces. Renaissance art. Cinquecento. Fresco

Background imageChapel Collection: A correct plan of the town of Sheffield by William Fairbank, 1771

A correct plan of the town of Sheffield by William Fairbank, 1771
Scale 440 yards : 3.3 inches. Shows the Bull Stake, slaughterhouses, Town Mill, Irish Cross. Original at Local Studies y09647

Background imageChapel Collection: A Little White Chapel Wedding Chapel, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

A Little White Chapel Wedding Chapel, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America, North America

Background imageChapel Collection: Balliol College 1675

Balliol College 1675
A bird s-eye view of the college showing the chapel, dining hall, library, formal gardens and the Deans lodgings. One of 39 engravings made of Oxford Colleges by Loggan

Background imageChapel Collection: Interior, Sistine Chapel

Interior, Sistine Chapel, the Vatican, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Background imageChapel Collection: Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, The Vatican, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Background imageChapel Collection: Sidney Sussex College

Sidney Sussex College
A bird s-eye view of the college showing the chapel, dining hall, library, the Deans lodgings & gardens, the kitchen & formal gardens. N.B ball game being played

Background imageChapel Collection: Mural from the wall of the tomb-chapel of Nebamun near Thebes Egypt dates to around 1350 - 1400 BC

Mural from the wall of the tomb-chapel of Nebamun near Thebes Egypt dates to around 1350 - 1400 BC. Painting shows Nebamun a little known nobleman hunting in the marshes of the Nile with daughter

Background imageChapel Collection: Sacrament Sunday - William Teulon Blandford Fletcher

Sacrament Sunday - William Teulon Blandford Fletcher

Background imageChapel Collection: Graceland Wedding Chapel, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America, North America

Graceland Wedding Chapel, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America, North America

Background imageChapel Collection: Kings College Chapel a98_04190

Kings College Chapel a98_04190
KINGs COLLEGE CHAPEL, Cambridge, Interior view. The organ is dominant, standing on the screen which divides the chapel and ante-chapel

Background imageChapel Collection: The Little White Chapel

The Little White Chapel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Background imageChapel Collection: Rosslyn Chapel 1880S

Rosslyn Chapel 1880S
Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, Midlothian: visitors are being given a guided tour

Background imageChapel Collection: Hogarth, Four Times of the Day, Noon

Hogarth, Four Times of the Day, Noon
Hogarth, Four Times of the Day, 2. Noon. A group of Huguenots attend the French Church in Hog Lane, London (right), opposite an eating house and a group of disreputable people (left)

Background imageChapel Collection: Kings College and chapel, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Kings College and chapel, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChapel Collection: Lincoln College 1675

Lincoln College 1675
A bird s-eye view of the college showing the chapel, dining hall, library & the Deans lodgings & a formal garden. One of 39 engravings made of Oxford Colleges by Loggan

Background imageChapel Collection: Alcuin of York (730-804). Alcuin presents to Rabanus Maurus

Alcuin of York (730-804). Alcuin presents to Rabanus Maurus
Alcuin of York, or Ealhwine, nicknamed or Flaccus (730-804). English scholar, ecclesiastic, poet and teacher from York, Northumbria. Alcuin presents to Rabanus Maurus to Saint Martin. Miniature

Background imageChapel Collection: Chapel of the Transfiguration, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, United States of America

Chapel of the Transfiguration, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, United States of America, North America

Background imageChapel Collection: Cambridge Univ Girton Co

Cambridge Univ Girton Co
Cambridge: Girton College tower and chapel Date: 1913

Background imageChapel Collection: Pembroke College 1675

Pembroke College 1675
A bird s-eye view of the college showing the chapel, dining hall, library, gardens & grounds & the bell tower. One of 39 engravings made of Oxford Colleges by Loggan

Background imageChapel Collection: New Haven, Connecticut, USA - Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut, USA - Yale University - Aerial Panoramic View. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageChapel Collection: The Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo in the Vatican Museums, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

The Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo in the Vatican Museums, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Background imageChapel Collection: Cardinal Newman Lying in State

Cardinal Newman Lying in State
The late Cardinal Newman, lying in state in the chapel of the Oratory, Birmingham. John Henry Newman (1801-1890) converted to Catholicism in October 1845 and became a cardinal in May 1879

Background imageChapel Collection: Michelangelo

Michelangelo, The Creation of Adam in the Sistine Chapel, Vatican, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

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

Porto, Portugal old town skyline from across the Douro River

Background imageChapel Collection: The Village of Kineton, Warwickshire, 1885-1887, (1944). Creator: Unknown

The Village of Kineton, Warwickshire, 1885-1887, (1944). Creator: Unknown
The Village of Kineton, Warwickshire, 1885-1887, (1944). Map showing the market place, St Peters Church, Wesleyan chapel, the Steam Corn Mill, the Manor House and the River Dene

Background imageChapel Collection: Europe, United Kingdom, England, Cambridge, Cambridge University, Emmanuel College

Europe, United Kingdom, England, Cambridge, Cambridge University, Emmanuel College first court and Christopher Wren chapel

Background imageChapel Collection: Porthmeor beach and St. Nicholas chapel, St. Ives, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

Porthmeor beach and St. Nicholas chapel, St. Ives, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChapel Collection: Primitive Methodists at Prayer, c1889, (c1902). Creator: Unknown

Primitive Methodists at Prayer, c1889, (c1902). Creator: Unknown
Primitive Methodists at Prayer, c1889, (c1902). After a painting in the Dudley Museums Service collection. Depiction of fishermen in the congregation of the Fore Street Chapel in St Ives, Cornwall

Background imageChapel Collection: Christ Angel John the Baptist Head Golden Icon Saint Georges Greek Orthodox

Christ Angel John the Baptist Head Golden Icon Saint Georges Greek Orthodox Church Madaba Jordan. Church was created in the late 1800s and houses many famous mosaics

Background imageChapel Collection: Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire

Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire
Wellington College, Crowthorne, near Sandhurst, Berkshire, England. Showing the chapel Date: 1910s

Background imageChapel Collection: Saint Michael Angels Golden Icon Saint Georges Greek Orthodox Church Madaba Jordan

Saint Michael Angels Golden Icon Saint Georges Greek Orthodox Church Madaba Jordan. Church was created in the late 1800s and houses many famous mosaics

Background imageChapel Collection: Cut-away Diagram of the Tower of London, 1913

Cut-away Diagram of the Tower of London, 1913
Cut-away illustration showing a number of the rooms of the Tower of London, including the Chapel of St. John, the Armouries and the cells of Guy Fawkes, Sir Thomas More and Sir Walter Raleigh

Background imageChapel Collection: Clifton College, Bristol, 1867

Clifton College, Bristol, 1867
Engraving showing a game of cricket in the grounds of Clifton College, near Bristol, with the Guthrie Memorial Chapel on right, 1867

Background imageChapel Collection: Brasenose College 1675

Brasenose College 1675
A bird s-eye view of the college showing the chapel, dining hall, library, the Deans lodgings & the formal gardens. One of 39 engravings made of Oxford Colleges by Loggan

Background imageChapel Collection: Arlington, Virginia, USA - Fort Myer Chapel

Arlington, Virginia, USA - Fort Myer Chapel Date: 1939

Background imageChapel Collection: Jesus Christ Palm Sunday Donkey Mosaic Saint Georges Greek Orthodox Church Madaba Jordan

Jesus Christ Palm Sunday Donkey Mosaic Saint Georges Greek Orthodox Church Madaba Jordan. Church was created in the late 1800s and houses many famous mosaics

Background imageChapel Collection: All Saints Church, R. C. Ballymena

All Saints Church, R. C. Ballymena
All Saints Church, R.C. Ballymena - a side view of the chapel with a man to the right. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Antrim). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageChapel Collection: Poster, Sir Alan Cobhams National Aviation Day Campaign

Poster, Sir Alan Cobhams National Aviation Day Campaign Air Display (also known as Cobhams Flying Circus), Chapel Farm, Lochgelly Road, Kirkcaldy, 13-14 July 1935. Date: 1935

Background imageChapel Collection: Middlesex Hospital Chapel, Mortimer Street, London

Middlesex Hospital Chapel, Mortimer Street, London
Middlesex Hospital Chapel, western view, Mortimer Street, London. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageChapel Collection: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - Cathedral of Learning

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - Cathedral of Learning, Campus of the University of Pittsburgh, also showing (albeit rather small)

Background imageChapel Collection: Stained Glass of Sainte-Chapelle

Stained Glass of Sainte-Chapelle
Tonnaja Travel Photography, 515023137

Background imageChapel Collection: Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tohono O odham Indian Reservation, Tucson, Arizona

Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tohono O odham Indian Reservation, Tucson, Arizona

Background imageChapel Collection: Ossuary Chapel of skulls - Valletta, Malta

Ossuary Chapel of skulls - Valletta, Malta - destroyed by a bomb during World War II. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageChapel Collection: St. Michaels Mount, Marazion, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, Europe

St. Michaels Mount, Marazion, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, Europe




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The chapel has long been a symbol of faith, art, and history. From Michelangelo's awe-inspiring work in the Sistine Chapel to the intricate murals found in ancient Egyptian tomb-chapels, these sacred spaces hold stories that span centuries. One cannot help but be captivated by the grandeur of the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, this masterpiece is a testament to his unparalleled talent and dedication. The vibrant colors and meticulously crafted figures transport visitors into a world where divine inspiration meets human creativity. But they are not limited to religious settings alone. In Sheffield, England, William Fairbank created an accurate plan of the town in 1771 which included a charming little chapel nestled among its streets. This depiction reminds us that chapels have always been integral parts of communities, offering solace and sanctuary to those who seek it. Across continents in Las Vegas, Nevada stands A Little White Chapel Wedding Chapel - an iconic landmark known for its role as a destination for spontaneous weddings. Couples from all walks of life have exchanged vows within its walls since it opened in 1951, making it a testament to love's enduring power. Sacrament Sunday brings congregations together as they partake in holy rituals within their respective chapels. William Teulon Blandford Fletcher captures this momentous occasion with his artwork depicting worshippers united under one roof - their devotion palpable through every brushstroke. Chapels also find themselves intertwined with academia; Balliol College's chapel dates back to 1675 when it was built as a place for students and scholars alike to find spiritual guidance amidst their studies. It serves as a reminder that education can thrive alongside spirituality. As we journey through Europe's rich cultural tapestry, we encounter The Sistine Chapel once again - this time housed within Vatican Museums in Rome.