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Cathedral Church of St Michael, Coventry: the choir and the sanctuary adorned with the tapestry 'Christ in Glory' by Graham Sutherland

RIBA Ref No RIBA48612
Architect/DesignerSpence, Sir Basil (1907-1976)
Sutherland, Graham (1903-1980)
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityCoventry
Subject Date1962
Image Date1962
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP500/260
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectTapestries ; Cathedrals ; Church fittings
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