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Henry the Seventh's Chapel, as seen from the East End

Henry the Seventh's Chapel, as seen from the East End

Engraver: Stadler, J.C.

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1810

Shelfmark: Ktop XXIV

Item number: 4-ee

Genre: Topographical Print

View of Henry VII's Chapel from the East End showing the elaborate carvings and magnificent ceiling. Henry VII was the fourth great Royal patron of the Abbey. He started a new chapel in 1503, intending it for his murdered uncle Henry VI. This costly venture was scaled down; however the finished chapel was still impressive with its delicate fan-vaulted ceiling and magnificent monument erected over Henry VII's tomb. Tudor and Stuart descendents were buried in the Chapel.

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