[Photographs by George P. Landow 2010. You may use any of these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a website or include it in a print document.]
On the Northern Side
Details of the carving near the South door that Ruskin illustrates and discusses in Plate XIV in The Seven Lamps of Architecture.
The Seven Days of Creation
Left: God separates the elements in sea and land. Middle left: God creates the world (or sun and stars?). Middle: God creates vegetation. Middle right: God creates animals. Right: God creates man.
Left: God rests on the seventh day. Middle left: God instructs Adam and Eve(?) Middle: The Fall — Adam and Eve eat the apple from the Tree of Knowledge. Middle right: Adam and Eve feel shame in the presence of God. Right: The Angel with the flaming sword drives Adam and Eve from the garden.
Left: “When Adam delved and Eve span.” Middle: Grotesque monster. Middle right: St. George and the Dragon. Right: The Pelican as an emblem of Christ.
Last modified 25 July 2010