Altar and Stained Glass Windows, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, York, Western Australia


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Altar and Stained Glass Windows, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, York, Western Australia


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An image of the focal point of the interior of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in York, Western Australia. This image shows an altar depicting the words 'Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus' in gold, which lies beneath a large, triple lancet, stained glass window.

About St. Patrick's Catholic Church, York, WA:

The foundation stone of St. Patrick's Catholic Church was laid on St. Patrick's Day in 1875, with the building being completed in 1886. It was designed and built under the supervision of ex-convict Joseph Nunan, who was commissioned by the resident priest of the time, Father Patrick Gibney, to build a larger church to accommodate an increasing congregation.

The design of the church is typical of the Gothic revival style with its spire, tall arches, vaulted ceiling, rose windows and lancet windows. This style of architecture was particularly popular in England, Australia, and other British colonies throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.


Carter, Bree


27 November 2011


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