. Impressions of Westminster abbey, an illustrated text to accompany seven etchings. t^ o> ) ^ ^I B-L L ground, but these, being dark, and in theshade, do not disturb the harmony. Thisview is probably finest lit up by the rays ofthe sun at noon of a summers day. Pass-ing by the nave, where I have found butlittle that lends itself to my purpose, letus enter the aisles of the chancel, where,on the north side, I find my first subject.I chose this because here comes promi-nently into view, on the right side of thepicture, the tomb of King Henry III.,during whose reign the greater portion ofthe

. Impressions of Westminster abbey, an illustrated text to accompany seven etchings. t^ o> )_^_^I B-L_L ground, but these, being dark, and in theshade, do not disturb the harmony. Thisview is probably finest lit up by the rays ofthe sun at noon of a summers day. Pass-ing by the nave, where I have found butlittle that lends itself to my purpose, letus enter the aisles of the chancel, where,on the north side, I find my first subject.I chose this because here comes promi-nently into view, on the right side of thepicture, the tomb of King Henry III.,during whose reign the greater portion ofthe Stock Photo
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. Impressions of Westminster abbey, an illustrated text to accompany seven etchings. t^ o> )_^_^I B-L_L ground, but these, being dark, and in theshade, do not disturb the harmony. Thisview is probably finest lit up by the rays ofthe sun at noon of a summers day. Pass-ing by the nave, where I have found butlittle that lends itself to my purpose, letus enter the aisles of the chancel, where, on the north side, I find my first subject.I chose this because here comes promi-nently into view, on the right side of thepicture, the tomb of King Henry III., during whose reign the greater portion ofthe present abbey was erected. The tomb, containing mosaics and fine slabs of por-phyry and marble, is the work of a Romanartist, and was finished some years afterHenrys death, which took place in 1272.Here is also to be seen the chantry ofHenry V., a rich mass of sculpture, callingto mind the great altar-pieces of someSpanish cathedrals. Centrally in the pic-ture is seen the fine Gothic monument ofLewis Robsart, who at the battle of Agin-court so distinguished himself t

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