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Durham Cathedral, Communion Plate f153

Durham Cathedral, Communion Plate f153

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15538

Item number: f153

Length: 18.4

Width: 26

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

This view in ink shows a Communion plate used at Durham cathedral. Because of its historical importance, first as a shrine to St Cuthbert, and then as the stronghold of the prince bishops, the cathedral held an immense quantity of relics and artefacts.

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