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#8943: West Window: Ancestors of Christ

Photo 8943: West Window: Ancestors of Christ - Canterbury Cathedral

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Photo ID
8943
Credit
Title
West Window: Ancestors of Christ
Caption
Bottom row of the West Window, depicting Esrom, Naason, Seth, Adam, Joseph, Aminadab, and Aram, c.1174-1200. The Adam window is the oldest in the cathedral, dating from c.1174. These panels are part of a set of ancestors of Christ originally placed in the clerestory of Canterbury Cathedral after the fire of 1174. As many as 86 ancestors were placed in these upper windows, of which 43 survive. Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England.
Geotag
51.279696° N, 1.082883° E
Uploaded
July 29, 2011
Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
ISO
1250