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View, Duke University Chapel, Durham, North Carolina

Duke Chapel (Durham, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Duke University Chapel, Durham, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Gothic revival (Architecture)
Chapels
Item identifier:
buch1028
Photographer:
Sculptor:
Woodworker:
Ironsmith:
Glassmaker:
Tile layer:
Created Date:
to
Created Date:
Description:
Architectural Note: Considered the finest late Gothic Revival monument in the state, the chapel is both the architectural focal point and the iconic symbol of Duke University. The entrance tower was modeled after the Bell Harry Tower of Canterbury Cathedral. The chapel houses statues of the Duke family associated with their sarcophagi.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Durham (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Architect:
Street:
401 Chapel Drive
Community:
Durham
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27705
Architectural note:
Considered the finest late Gothic Revival monument in the state, the chapel is both the architectural focal point and the iconic symbol of Duke University. The entrance tower was modeled after the Bell Harry Tower of Canterbury Cathedral. The chapel houses statues of the Duke family associated with their sarcophogi.
Location:
Durham (N.C.)
Subjects:
Chapels
Universities and colleges
Gothic revival (Architecture)
College campuses
College buildings
Statues
Latitude, Longitude:
36.001959, -78.939924

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