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Photography Collection

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (122 Broad Street)

Description

Postcard (scan) featuring the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (122 Broad Street), street elevation, southeast corner of building.

Captioned on back: "This cathedral, artistically and architecturally, is regarded as one of the most magnificent buildings in the South. It is constructed of Connecticut brownstone; about 200 feet long from the main entrance to the vestry; is 60 feet from the floor to the apex of the vaulted roof; the main altar is an exquisite work of Vermont marble, and the other altars are of marble. There are fifty stained glass windows from Munich, reproducing masterpieces of great artists."

Back of postcard also scanned, showing postmark April 22, 1948, and one-cent postage stamp.

Published by Martschink Sales Co., Charleston, S.C., and made by E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wis.

Item Details

Object ID: 2016.006.23
Creator:
Date: ca. 1948
Subjects:
Cathedral Of St. John The Baptist (Charleston, S.C.)
Church Buildings--South Carolina--Charleston