English cathedrals and the visual arts
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English cathedrals and the visual arts patronage, policies and provision 2005 by Tom Devonshire Jones

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Published by Art & Christian Enquiry in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Church of England -- Art patronage -- Public opinion.,
  • Chapters, Cathedral, collegiate, etc. -- Great Britain -- Art patronage -- Public opinion.,
  • Christian art and symbolism -- Commissioning -- Great Britain -- Public opinion.,
  • Church decoration and ornament -- Commissioning -- Great Britain -- Public opinion.,
  • Art patronage -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [50])

StatementTom Devonshire Jones & Graham Howes.
ContributionsGraham, Howes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN5208.G72 C58 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination[vi], 65 p. ;
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16649221M
ISBN 100955148502
ISBN 109780955148507
LC Control Number2006386126

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