Gothic uncial A, 1480, Rouen.

A, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial A, 1480, Rouen.

All Saints Cathedral at Albany.

All Saints Cathedral

All Saints Cathedral at Albany.

Cinquefoil, part of a Gothic ornament commonly found in stone decorations of windows or panels.

Architecture

Cinquefoil, part of a Gothic ornament commonly found in stone decorations of windows or panels.

Gothic architecture has pointed arches, clustered pillars, vaulted roofs, and profusion of ornaments.

Gothic Architecture

Gothic architecture has pointed arches, clustered pillars, vaulted roofs, and profusion of ornaments.

Gothic uncial B, 1480, Pontificale of Johann II., Archbishop of Trier.

B, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial B, 1480, Pontificale of Johann II., Archbishop of Trier.

Buttress and Flying Buttress.

Buttress

Buttress and Flying Buttress.

Flying Buttress, St. Ouen.

Buttress, Flying

Flying Buttress, St. Ouen.

Gothic uncial C, 1480, Rouen.

C, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial C, 1480, Rouen.

An illustration of a Gothic capitals from Wells Cathedral. In several traditions of architecture including Classical architecture, the capital (from the Latin caput, 'head') forms the crowning member of a column or a pilaster. The capital projects on each side as it rises, in order to support the abacus and unite the form of the latter (normally square) with the circular shaft of the column.

Gothic Capitals

An illustration of a Gothic capitals from Wells Cathedral. In several traditions of architecture including…

An illustration of a Gothic capitals from from Amiens Cathedral. In several traditions of architecture including Classical architecture, the capital (from the Latin caput, 'head') forms the crowning member of a column or a pilaster. The capital projects on each side as it rises, in order to support the abacus and unite the form of the latter (normally square) with the circular shaft of the column.

Gothic Capitals

An illustration of a Gothic capitals from from Amiens Cathedral. In several traditions of architecture…

This wood carving shows an arrangement of the vine in Gothic form. The center is Virgin and Child with a serpent right below them.

Wood Carving

This wood carving shows an arrangement of the vine in Gothic form. The center is Virgin and Child with…

The Gothic chest of the 15th century was carved out of chestnut wood and had iron mounts and handles.

Gothic Chest

The Gothic chest of the 15th century was carved out of chestnut wood and had iron mounts and handles.

Cinquefoil, a Gothic ornament found in stone decorations of windows or panels.

Cinquefoil

Cinquefoil, a Gothic ornament found in stone decorations of windows or panels.

This Gothic circular panel is a chip-carving found on an old cabinet.

Gothic Circular Panel

This Gothic circular panel is a chip-carving found on an old cabinet.

This Gothic circular panel is a chip-carving found on an old cabinet.

Gothic Circular Panel

This Gothic circular panel is a chip-carving found on an old cabinet.

The Gothic circular panel is a design found on an old cabinet.

Gothic Circular Panel

The Gothic circular panel is a design found on an old cabinet.

"This edifice was begun in the eleventh century, but was not finished until our own day (1880). It is one of the most imposing monuments of Gothic architecture in the world."—Myers, 1905

The Cologne Cathedral

"This edifice was begun in the eleventh century, but was not finished until our own day (1880). It is…

Sections of Gothic Columns.

Columns, Gothic

Sections of Gothic Columns.

The Gothic console is a a type of support that tappers downwards like a pendant with a round plan. It is found in a commune in Vezelay, France.

Gothic Console

The Gothic console is a a type of support that tappers downwards like a pendant with a round plan. It…

The gothic cresting border is a design that is found on the ridge or the top of a roof. Popular in France it is mostly a design of perforated work with the top having a varied mass shape.

Gothic Cresting Border

The gothic cresting border is a design that is found on the ridge or the top of a roof. Popular in France…

"In Gothic Architecture, are projecting leaves, flowers, or bunches of foliage, used to decorate the angles of spires, canopies and pinnacles. The varieties of crockets are innumerable, almost every kind of leaf and flower being copied for the purpose." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Crockets

"In Gothic Architecture, are projecting leaves, flowers, or bunches of foliage, used to decorate the…

"In Gothic Architecture, are projecting leaves, flowers, or bunches of foliage, used to decorate the angles of spires, canopies and pinnacles. The varieties of crockets are innumerable, almost every kind of leaf and flower being copied for the purpose." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Crockets

"In Gothic Architecture, are projecting leaves, flowers, or bunches of foliage, used to decorate the…

Gothic uncial D, 1494.

D, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial D, 1494.

This piece was an etching by Tintoretto. It was etched for a competition to paint on the ceiling of Sala dell' Albergo.

The Doge Pascale Ciconia

This piece was an etching by Tintoretto. It was etched for a competition to paint on the ceiling of…

Gothic uncial E, stalls of St. George's chapel, Windsor, end of the 15th century.

E, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial E, stalls of St. George's chapel, Windsor, end of the 15th century.

A Fin'ial is an ornament, generally carved to resemble foliage, which forms the termination of pinnacles, gables, spires, and other portions of Gothic architecture. This image shows an example of a fin'ial.

Fin'ial

A Fin'ial is an ornament, generally carved to resemble foliage, which forms the termination of pinnacles,…

A Fin'ial is an ornament (generally carved to resemble foliage) which forms the termination of pinnacles, gables, spires, and other portions of Gothic architecture. This image shows an example of a fin'ial.

Fin'ial

A Fin'ial is an ornament (generally carved to resemble foliage) which forms the termination of pinnacles,…

Used for throwing water from the gutters ofa building, usually a grotesque monster or animal.

Gargoyle

Used for throwing water from the gutters ofa building, usually a grotesque monster or animal.

This goblet is designed in a German Gothic style. It has female figures all around the goblet. It's cover is surmounted with a standing female figure.

Goblet

This goblet is designed in a German Gothic style. It has female figures all around the goblet. It's…

"Gothic Altar. An Altar is an erection made for the offering of sacrifices for memorial purposes, or for some other object. An altar designed for sacrifice is mentioned in Scripture as early as the time of Noah."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Gothic Altar

"Gothic Altar. An Altar is an erection made for the offering of sacrifices for memorial purposes, or…

Salisbury Cathedral, an example of Gothic archcitecture.

Gothic Architecture - Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral, an example of Gothic archcitecture.

"Gothic Style of Armor. Monument of Count Otto IV of Henneberg." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Gothic Armor

"Gothic Style of Armor. Monument of Count Otto IV of Henneberg." — The Encyclopedia Britannica,…

Gothic uncial alphabet, 1349, St. Margaret's, King's Lynn, England.

Gothic Uncial Alphabet

Gothic uncial alphabet, 1349, St. Margaret's, King's Lynn, England.

Gothic uncial alphabet, 14th century.

Gothic Uncial Alphabet

Gothic uncial alphabet, 14th century.

Gothic uncial H, 1480, Pontificale of Johann II., Archbishop of Trier.

H, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial H, 1480, Pontificale of Johann II., Archbishop of Trier.

Gothic uncial H, 14th century.

H, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial H, 14th century.

<p>Haunted mansion on a hill on a forested moonlit backdrop.</p>

<p>Illustrated by James Basom Seaman II</p>

Haunted Mansion

Haunted mansion on a hill on a forested moonlit backdrop. Illustrated by James Basom Seaman II

The gothic hinge is found on a church door in Viersen, Germany. It is an extended strap hinge that is made of wrought metal-work.

Gothic Hinge

The gothic hinge is found on a church door in Viersen, Germany. It is an extended strap hinge that is…

This gothic hinge comes from a door of a cabinet in a town-hall in Zwolle, Netherlands. It is a strap-hinge that terminates as a leaf.

Gothic Hinge

This gothic hinge comes from a door of a cabinet in a town-hall in Zwolle, Netherlands. It is a strap-hinge…

The gothic hinge is a strap-hinge that terminates as a leaf.

Gothic Hinge

The gothic hinge is a strap-hinge that terminates as a leaf.

"Church at Hitterdal, Norway." &mdash;D'Anvers, 1895

Church at Hitterdal

"Church at Hitterdal, Norway." —D'Anvers, 1895

Gothic uncial I, stalls of St. George's chapel, Windsor, end of the 15th century.

I, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial I, stalls of St. George's chapel, Windsor, end of the 15th century.

Gothic uncial I.

I, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial I.

Gothic uncial I, 1480, Pontificale of Johann II., Archbishop of Trier.

I, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial I, 1480, Pontificale of Johann II., Archbishop of Trier.

Gothic uncial I, 1480, Pontificale of Johann II., Archbishop of Trier.

I, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial I, 1480, Pontificale of Johann II., Archbishop of Trier.

Gothic uncial L, 15th century.

L, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial L, 15th century.

The motto label is a found on the seal of the town of Schiltach, Germany. It has a Gothic inscription on the scroll "S. opidi schilttach".

Motto Label

The motto label is a found on the seal of the town of Schiltach, Germany. It has a Gothic inscription…

"Two-light lancet." &mdash;D'Anvers, 1895

Two-light lancet

"Two-light lancet." —D'Anvers, 1895

The Gothic Leaf has a general naturalistic style but details that are idealized.

Gothic Leaf

The Gothic Leaf has a general naturalistic style but details that are idealized.

The Gothic lectern of the 15th century had a base made out of wood and the slope was made out of wrought-iron. The eagle and ball was made out of gilt and the dragon was painted green.

Gothic Lectern

The Gothic lectern of the 15th century had a base made out of wood and the slope was made out of wrought-iron.…

This illustration shows a Lincoln Gargoyle. Gargoyles (featured primarily in in Gothic architecture) are spouts projecting from the gutters of a building which carry the rain-water clear of the walls. Gargoyles are usually carved into different forms  (animal, human, demonic, grotesque) and serve as a distinguishing feature of ecclesiastical architecture.

Lincoln Gargoyle

This illustration shows a Lincoln Gargoyle. Gargoyles (featured primarily in in Gothic architecture)…

"This magnificent Gothic edifice dates from the fifteenth century."&mdash;Myers, 1905.

Town Hall of Louvain

"This magnificent Gothic edifice dates from the fifteenth century."—Myers, 1905.

The outside view of the Louvre.

Colonnade of the Louvre

The outside view of the Louvre.

Gothic uncial M, 15th century.

M, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial M, 15th century.

Gothic uncial M, 14th century.

M, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial M, 14th century.

Gothic uncial M, end of 15th century.

M, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial M, end of 15th century.

An illustration of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. This building is also known as Notre Dame de Paris which is French for Our Lady of Paris. It is the church which contains the official chair of the Archbishop of Paris.

Notre Dame Cathedral

An illustration of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. This building is also known as Notre Dame…

Gothic uncial O, 1480, Pontificale of Johann II., Archbishop of Trier.

O, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial O, 1480, Pontificale of Johann II., Archbishop of Trier.

Gothic uncial O, 1480, Pontificale of Johann II., Archbishop of Trier.

O, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial O, 1480, Pontificale of Johann II., Archbishop of Trier.

Gothic uncial O, 14th century.

O, Gothic Uncial

Gothic uncial O, 14th century.