The Font, Coventry Cathedral

 
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I liked the reflected colour on the marble floor from the Baptistry window and the rough texture of the font. The font is a 3 ton boulder from Bethlehem and has a scallop-shaped bowl hollowed out in the top.

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Guest - Jul 15, 2005 10:41 PM EDT
This is a wonderful photo in every way. I returned to the US in July '63, but don't recall reading anything about Coventry Cathedral getting the unusual font at that time. Stunning.
Guest - Jul 15, 2005 07:14 PM EDT
Awesome!!!! Carol
Guest - Jul 15, 2005 05:47 PM EDT
Alandra, this is in the new Cathedral which was not built untill the 60s. It was placed there in 1963 I think.
Guest - Jul 11, 2005 08:06 PM EDT
to me, this is a prize winning shot! Beautiful. I wonder when the Font was placed at Coventry Cathedral, as don't recall seeing that when we were there, back in 1959. am sure I wouldn't forget seeing that beautiful scene.

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