Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Europe > United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Salisbury

Salisbury Cathedral a083373

Salisbury Cathedral a083373


Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Home Decor
Image Downloads


We accept all major credit cards

Historic England

Historic England Photo Prints and Wall Art

Salisbury Cathedral a083373

Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire. A view of the spire of the Cathedral Church of St Mary illuminated against the night sky by floodlights, and reflected on the surface of the River Avon to its west or south. Photographed by John Gay 1958

Historic England is the public body that champions and protects England's historic places

Media ID 11668066

© Historic England

Cathedral Dark Flood Lit Night Religion Silhouette


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Arts > Photographers > John Gay

> Europe > United Kingdom > England > Avon

> Europe > United Kingdom > England > Rivers

> Europe > United Kingdom > England > Salisbury

> Europe > United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Related Images

> Europe > United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Salisbury

> Historic England > Historic Images > Famed Photographers > John Gay Collection (1945-1990)

> Historic England > Towns and Cities > Salisbury

> Historic > Medieval architecture > Cathedrals and churches > Church history


EDITORS COMMENTS
Basking in the ethereal glow of nightfall, Salisbury Cathedral stands as a beacon of faith and history against the velvet backdrop of the Wiltshire sky. Captured in this evocative photograph by John Gay in 1958, the Cathedral Church of St Mary is bathed in the soft, otherworldly light of floodlights, casting a mesmerizing silhouette against the inky darkness. The spire, reaching for the heavens, is mirrored perfectly on the tranquil surface of the River Avon to the west or south, creating a breathtaking reflection that adds an extra layer of mystery and allure to this sacred place. The cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture, has stood proudly since the 13th century, bearing witness to the passage of time and the ever-changing landscape around it. The nighttime scene captured by John Gay invites us to pause and reflect on the enduring power of faith and the beauty of the natural world. The dark, still waters of the river, the silhouetted spire, and the floodlit cathedral all come together in perfect harmony, creating a hauntingly beautiful tableau that speaks to the depths of the human soul.

MADE IN THE USA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

FREE COLORIZATION SERVICE
You can choose advanced AI Colorization for this picture at no extra charge!

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Basket.




Related Images


Salisbury Cathedral at dawn in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Salisbury Cathedral at dawn in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Grasmere lake and village from Loughrigg Fell
Grasmere lake and village from Loughrigg Fell
Grasmere in the Lake District UK
Grasmere in the Lake District UK
Grasmere from Loughrigg Terrace in the Lake district National Park, UK
Grasmere from Loughrigg Terrace in the Lake district National Park, UK
Aerial image of Old Sarum, the original site of Salisbury with castle ruins
Aerial image of Old Sarum, the original site of Salisbury with castle ruins
GRASMERE
GRASMERE
Cathedral, from the river, Salisbury, England
Cathedral, from the river, Salisbury, England
Loughrigg Terrace looking over Grasmere - October - Lake District - England
Loughrigg Terrace looking over Grasmere - October - Lake District - England
Grasmere - view looking from Loughrigg Terrace - November - Lake District - England
Grasmere - view looking from Loughrigg Terrace - November - Lake District - England
UK, England, Wiltshire, Aerial view of Salisbury Cathedral
UK, England, Wiltshire, Aerial view of Salisbury Cathedral
Picture No. 10741256
Picture No. 10741256
Monsal Trail crosses Monsal Dale on Monsal Head viaduct, limestone dale scenery in summer
Monsal Trail crosses Monsal Dale on Monsal Head viaduct, limestone dale scenery in summer

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guarantee




Collections


John Gay Collection (1945-1990)
John Gay Collection (1945-1990)
Browse 426 Prints
John Gay
John Gay
Browse 614 Prints
Salisbury
Salisbury
Browse 631 Prints
Avon
Avon
Browse 2,474 Prints
Wiltshire Related Images
Wiltshire Related Images
Browse 2,488 Prints
Salisbury
Salisbury
Browse 432 Prints
Rivers
Rivers
Browse 11,747 Prints
Salisbury
Salisbury
Browse 19 Prints
Church history
Church history
Browse 9,800 Prints