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Exeter Cathedral Close after the Blitz

Hester Frood (1882-1971)about 1942

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery
Exeter, United Kingdom

The Exeter Blitz in May 1942 lasted one hour and 20 minutes. 40 acres of the city were either damaged or destroyed. The cathedral survived the bombardment; the only damage it suffered was from a high explosive bomb that destroyed the side chapel of St James in the south aisle of the choir.

Details

  • Title: Exeter Cathedral Close after the Blitz
  • Creator: Hester Frood (1882-1971)
  • Date Created: about 1942
  • Medium: Black chalk

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