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Slide set: Our English cathedrals (lecture: York & Son, 50 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Canterbury. General view
Slide 2
Canterbury. Interior
Slide 3
Rochester. General view
Slide 4
Chichester. Spire and market cross
Slide 5
Winchester. From north west
Slide 6
Winchester. Nave, looking east
Slide 7
Salisbury. From north west
Slide 8
Exeter. West front
Slide 9
Exeter. Nave, looking east
Slide 10
Truro. General view
Slide 11
Bath. West front
Slide 12
Wells. From the east
Slide 13
Wells. Interior
Slide 14
Slide 15
Bristol. Interior
Slide 16
Gloucester. General view
Slide 17
Gloucester. Centre of reredos
Slide 18
Slide 19
Worcester. Choir
Slide 20
Hereford Cathedral and bridge
Slide 21
Hereford. Nave and choir screen
Slide 22
Llandaff. North side and west towers
Slide 23
Llandaff. Nave
Slide 24
St David's
Slide 25
St Asaph. From south west
Slide 26**
Chester. General view
Slide 27
Slide 28
Manchester. From south west
Slide 29
Manchester. Choir
Slide 30
Slide 31
Slide 32
Durham. The Galilee, showing Bede's tomb
Slide 33
Ripon. From south east
Slide 34
Ripon. Nave, looking east
Slide 35
York. From south west
Slide 36
York. West door
Slide 37
Lincoln. General view
Slide 38
Lincoln. North aisle
Slide 39**
Lichfield. The three spires from Pool walk
Slide 40
Lichfield. The choir
Slide 41

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Slide 42
Peterborough. Nave
Slide 43
Norwich. From east
Slide 44
Norwich. Nave
Slide 45**
Ely. From west
Slide 46
Ely. Choir
Slide 47
St Albans. From south west
Slide 48
Slide 49
St Paul's
Slide 50
St Paul's. Nave
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 3400-3449)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 63)

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. TRA 6)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

Ellis Reynolds, Our English cathedrals (London: York & Son, n.d.)

Related slide set

see also The cathedrals of England and Wales (lecture: G.W. Wilson, 70 slides, 1894)


Some, if not all, of the images in this set are photographs by G.W. Wilson, some of which appear in GWW's own sets on similar subjects. This suggests a degree of collaboration between York and Wilson which requires further research.


1 slide known to exist in private collection

49 slides known to exist in private collection

2 slides in Manchester Geographical Society Collection

2 slides in Manchester Museum Collection

Lucerna ID  3002939

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 April 2024

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