St. Saviour’s Pro-Cathedral Anglican Church by Tea Preville - Nelson, BC
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N 49° 29.432 W 117° 17.554
11U E 478811 N 5482029
Quick Description: This magnificently appointed church is at 701 Ward Street, barely two blocks above downtown Nelson
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 1/23/2014 6:50:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMK034
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
This painting of St. Saviour’s Pro-Cathedral Anglican Church was done in 2011 by Tea Preville, a Nelson resident whose body of work has become quite large. She is an artist of eclectic output and eclectic media, this one an oil on canvas, from her online gallery of churches in Nelson, BC.
 Nelson, BC by Tea Preville
St. Saviour’s Pro-Cathedral Anglican Church - Nelson, BC by Tea Preville

 Nelson, BC Photo


The photo was taken January 22nd, 2014 at 11:48 A.M. Painting and photo are done/taken from across Silica Street, looking southeast.

Opened in 1898, the church served as the Cathedral of the Diocese of Kootenay from 1900 until the 1960s. Since that time it has been known as a pro-cathedral.

In January of 1928 the interior of the cathedral was gutted by fire and rebuilt immediately, with the aid of insurance money and many donations. Many of the present memorial stained glass windows were donated at this time, as was the organ, replacing the one destroyed in the fire.

The church is available to tour in July and August.

The church, designed by architect George D. Curtis, is an excellent example of "Gothic Perpendicular" church architecture. Built of stone with a wood rafter ceiling and wood interior appointments, the cathedral is a standout among the many churches of Nelson. It is probably the most impressive religious building in the city and possesses a total of seventeen stained glass windows, all donated as personal memorials.

Website of painting. Exact URL of painting is required: [Web Link]

Artist: Tea Preville

Date of Painting: 1/1/2011

Date of Your Photograph: 1/22/2014

Medium of Painting: oil on canvas

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