Saturday, April 25, 2009

A Tribute in the Cathedral

While the Christ Church Cathedral was under construction in the 1920s, a determined little bird decided to build her nest near the capital of the southeastern pillar of the Nave. Building operations at that point were suspended until her family had been successfully launched into the world.
"Robin Pillar" is fourth from the left at the center of this photo:
As a tribute to her determination, a stone model of the bird and nest marks the spot atop the capital near the top of the pillar:

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