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First CD-ROM in major new series released!

English Parish Churches series on CD-ROM
Volume 1: East Anglia South

The first in a fascinating new series of CD-ROMs, produced by Phillip Lindley (History of Art) and Alex Moseley (Faculty of Arts), has recently been released.

The CD forms the first volume in a projected series of CD-ROMs on English parish churches and their craftsmanship, based around a collection of photographs taken by Dr Donna Chaproniere since the early 1950s and donated by her in 1993 to the History of Art Department.

The photographs (upwards of 1,500 on this volume) reflect directly Dr Chaproniere’s own interests and range from general views of churches in the landscape, to exteriors and interiors of churches, details of roofs, benchends, fonts, pulpits, screens, monuments and stained glass. They cover both medieval and post-medieval works and show the enormous range of objects, styles and media to be found inside and outside English parish churches.

Each photograph is accompanied by an explanatory caption, making the collection an instructive and fascinating visual resource for the general public and local historians alike. Photographs can be viewed by location, through a number of geographical tours, and via a map; a limited search facility is also provided. A comprehensive architectural and art historical glossary is incorporated.

With a development team including graduates from the History of Art Department, the CD-ROM represents the first major electronic publication from the Faculty of Arts, and will prove an invaluable resource for those who are interested in parish church architecture, sculpture, carpentry or monuments.

See www.le.ac.uk/ha/news/suffolk.html for more details.
Published by BREPOLS (ISBN 2-503-51047-7). PC/Mac

Alex Moseley
March 2002

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