miwahni (miwahni) wrote,

  • Mood:

day 12, Liverpool Cathedral ( post #2)

Finished the afternoon off at the Liverpool Cathedral, which took 74 years to complete and is the second-largest cathedral in the world. It is absolutely stunning and my photos could never do it justice so I've chosen just a couple for posting.

Looming above the entrance, this strangely-modest figure

Statue Liverpool cathedral

Inside the cathedral -

Stained glass Liverpool Cathedral
Elaborate stained glass soars hundreds of feet high.

Main altar
The main altar is backed by an intricately-worked gold panel.

Liverpool Cathedral

stair end detail Liverpool Cathedral
Elaborately-carved finials(?) (is that the correct term? The final balustrade at the end of a set of stairs)

In the graveyard outside the cathedral, many headstones display an anchor motif:

Anchor motif on gravestone Liverpool
Tags: uk

  • One of these things is not like the other

    That’s either the most advanced pair of knickers I’ve ever seen, or teapot design has had a radical overhaul. Being worn by a lady…

  • The Witcher

    Has anyone read any of The Witcher books? I bought the first one, expecting it to be all blood and gore, and was surprised to find it was much more…

  • (no subject)

    So the govt is saying that due to shortages, the Pfizer vaccine may not be here as early as next month as originally proposed, and we may need to…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded