Chantry in the Nave, Wells Cathedral Artist(s)Francis BedfordArtist NationalityBritish (modern)Object Creation Date1850-1894Medium & Supportalbumen print on paperDimensions
14 3/8 in x 11 1/2 in (36.5 cm x 29.2 cm);18 in x 15 in (45.72 cm x 38.1 cm);14 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in (36.8 cm x 29.2 cm);8 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in (20.6 cm x 16.5 cm)Credit LineGift of Margaret and Howard BondSubject matter
Francis Bedford was an acclaimed British landscape photographer with a background in illustration. In this image, Bedford depicts the Wells Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew, in Somerset, England. A large column is in the center of the frame, with the background illuminated with light drawing attention to the intricate carvings. Physical Description
This photograph depicts the chantry in the nave of a cathedral. A large column consumes the majority of the foreground of the image, while a patch of sunlight illuminates ornate carvings in the background.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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columns (architectural elements)
interior spaces (spaces by location)