Re: Re: reordering and destruction of irish cathedrals – St Colmans Cathedral, Cobh

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Re posting # 332: The photograh of the old sanctuary just demonstrates once again the brutality of the oft repeated Hurley re-ordering tecnhnique. Aganist the wall, notice the redundant mensa of the High Altar which seem an interesting piece with a rather finely carved lamantation for the dead Christ. The window, which is disproportionately high, obviously was originally built to take account of the height of the reredos of the High Altar, of which no trace whatsoever now exists. The glass in the window depicts an image of the Immaculate Conception copied from a painting of the subject by Bartolom

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