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Cathedral of St. John The Divine (The Founder,s Tomb)

Cathedral of St. John The Divine (The Founder,s Tomb) New York City
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Stock #: 72616
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: New York City
State: New York (NY)
County: New York
Publisher: Laymen's Club of the Cathedral
Postmark: 1924
PM City: New York City
PM State: NY
Stamp: 1c Franklin
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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This Tomb, in the Ambulatory behind the High Alter, is inscribed: "Horatio Potter, D.D., D.C.L., Oxon.,Sixth Bishop of New York. Founder of this Cathedral. Died 2d Jany. 1887. Aged 85 Yrs." It is designed in the English Gothic style of the 15th century after studies of the tomb of Edward the Confessor in Westminster Abbey.