Choir Stalls Photos

Church choir stalls were often seats which flipped up to become standing rests to lean upon. Many such choirs were elaborately carved with fanciful figures & are themselves works of art.

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Entrance hall choir stalls from Naples at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Inlaid wooden choir stalls from Pavia at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Tapestries over Medieval choir stools at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Tapestries & choir stalls in abbey chapel at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Entrance hall choir stalls from Naples at Anderson House Museum. Washington, DC.Inlaid wooden choir stalls (c1500) from Pavia at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Tapestries over Medieval choir stools at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Tapestries & choir stalls in abbey chapel (15thC) at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Fantastical carvings on choir stalls at Angers Chateau. Angers, France.Carved choir stalls in Chapel at Chateau D'Ussé. Ussé, France.Carved choir stalls in Chapel at Chateau D'Ussé. Ussé, France.Carved choir stalls in Chapel at Chateau D'Ussé. Ussé, France.
Fantastical carvings on choir stalls at Angers Chateau. Angers, France.Carved choir stalls (1528) in Chapel at Chateau D'Ussé. Ussé, France.Carved choir stalls (1528) in Chapel at Chateau D'Ussé. Ussé, France.Carved choir stalls (1528) in Chapel at Chateau D'Ussé. Ussé, France.
Carved praying pilgrim detail on choir stall in Chapel at Chateau D'Ussé. Ussé, France.Carved monk with barrel detail on choir stall in Chapel at Chateau D'Ussé. Ussé, France.Carved figure of Moses detail on choir stall in Chapel at Chateau D'Ussé. Ussé, France.Carvings on choir chairs of abbey church of Saint-Étienne. Caen, France.
Carved praying pilgrim detail on choir stall (1528) in Chapel at Chateau D'Ussé. Ussé, France.Carved monk with barrel detail on choir stall (1528) in Chapel at Chateau D'Ussé. Ussé, France.Carved figure of Moses detail on choir stall (1528) in Chapel at Chateau D'Ussé. Ussé, France.Carvings on choir chairs of abbey church of Saint-Étienne. Caen, France.
Choir stalls at St. Patrick's Cathedral. Dublin, Ireland.Medieval choir stalls at Dunblane Cathedral. Dunblane, Scotland.Carved bat on Medieval choir stall at Dunblane Cathedral. Dunblane, Scotland.Carved thistle on Medieval choir stall at Dunblane Cathedral. Dunblane, Scotland.
Choir stalls at St. Patrick's Cathedral. Dublin, Ireland.Medieval choir stalls (1500s) at Dunblane Cathedral. Dunblane, Scotland.Carved bat on Medieval choir stall (1500s) at Dunblane Cathedral. Dunblane, Scotland.Carved thistle on Medieval choir stall (1500s) at Dunblane Cathedral. Dunblane, Scotland.
Late 19th C recreation of choir stalls at Dunblane Cathedral. Dunblane, Scotland.Carved choir stall dividers from church in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.

Late 19th C recreation of choir stalls at Dunblane Cathedral. Dunblane, Scotland.Carved choir stall dividers (c1340-50) from church in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.


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