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The Cathedral of St. Pierre in Poitiers

The tympan of the West doorway. Christ in majesty flanke dby angels holding the instruments of the passion.

Indeed, the massing of the figures is quite similar to that of the tympan of the west door in Cobh Cathedral.

And here is the Cobh Tympan:

And here we have part of the original drawings for the great West door at Cobh Cathedral done by G.C. Ashlin in 1888 and built by Barry McMullan of Cork in 1889. The sculptor of the tympanum was C. W. Harrison for a cost of £687-8-6:

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