Friday, November 06, 2009

Old St. Paul’s, London

Within certain streams of English culture, one is rather accustomed to hearing occasional references to "the Dome of St. Paul's." This, of course, is made in reference to St. Paul's in London, designed by Sir Christopher Wren. (See right)

Today Andrew Cusack reminds us of what preceded Wren's St. Paul's; the mediaeval gothic structure now known as Old St. Paul's.

Here are just two of the drawings Andrew provides.

Do look at the other drawings he provides.

Additionally, I found one other drawing which shows the great church with its spire yet in tact:

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