The Cathedral, Chichester, Sussex, England - Misericord, The Musicians

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Title

The Cathedral, Chichester, Sussex, England - Misericord, The Musicians

Location

Chichester, Sussex, England

Description

A misericord or miserere is the projecting shelf found underneath hinged choir stall seats. In the raised position it affords the occupant some support while standing during long services. Often the misericord is decorated with fine carvings of heads, figures, monsters, myths and legends, or scenes from everyday life such as this one of musicians playing the harp and the recorder.

Subject

Chichester Cathedral, Church furniture, Wood-carving, Figure sculpture, Musical instruments

Type

Image

Artist / Creator / Agent, etc.

Rae, Edwin

Contributor's Role

Collector

TARA (Trinity's Access to Research Archive) URI

Sponsor

Irish Research Council for Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (IRCHSS), The Heritage Council of Ireland

Publisher

Trinity College Dublin

Rights

This item is protected by original copyright

Rights Holder

The Board of Trinity College Dublin

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