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Altar Screen

Definition of the noun Altar Screen

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noun

  1. [architecture] An often richly decorated partition separating the nave from the chancel in a church.

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Google previewThe History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Worcester (1835)

Illustrated by a Series of Engravings of Views, Elevations, Plans, and Details of that Edifice ... by John Bristton

In a niche at the back ofthe altar screen is an efligy of a Bishop, with a pastoral stafl'in the left hand, ...

Google previewThe Graphic & Historical Illustrator, Ed. by E.W. Brayley

The altar screen is a beautiful composition of niches, &c., and from the circumstance of its bearing a close resemblance in design to that of Winchester Cathedral, as well as from the pelican being introduced amongst its ornaments, there can ...

Google previewThe Student: a magazine of theology, literature, and science (1844)

The altar screen is a rich specimen of florid architecture, and contains a series of exquisitely carved canopied niches, and the monuments of two of the abbots are most elaborately sculptured. The illustrious Duke Huuiphery, brother to Henry V.

Google previewThe ecclesiastical cyclopædia; or, Dictionary of Christian antiquities and sects (1862)

by John Eadie

In the course of these arrangements the several screens, the rood screen and the altar screen, had to be removed. The rood screen was placed within the eastern arch of the tower, which may now be called its proper place, wherever the ...

Google previewThe dictionary of architecture (1887)

by Architectural Publication Society

see Altar screen; Cancellus; Chancel screen; Enclosure; Grille; Jube; Organ screen; Parclose; Paribolus; Partition; Reredose; Rood screen. A movable framework to ...

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Small photo of The famous altar screen of the blessed virgin in MontserratSmall photo of The famous altar screen of the blessed virgin in MontserratSmall photo of GREECE - CIRCA 1981: A stamp printed in Greece from the "Bell towers and altar screens" issue shows altar screen, St. Nicholas Church, Velvendos, circa 1981.Small photo of Orthodox church inside, with the rich decorated altar screen. More...

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Video shows what altar screen means. An often richly decorated partition separating the nave from the chancel in a church.. altar screen synonyms: rood screen.

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