Cathedral Guide | Gargoyles and Other Grotesques: Of Washington National Cathedral
Raccoons, rattlesnakes, Darth Vader and . . . what is that thing, anyway? Dare to brave the heights of Washington National Cathedral and come face to face with more than 100 whimsical and terrifying stone carvings that adorn the extrerior walls of the world's sixth-largest cathedral. Find your favorite gargoyle, learn about their unique purpose at the Cathedral, and see what else you can discover.
- 120 pages.
- Published by Washington National Cathedral.
After a nearly 2 year absence, the WNC gargoyle guidebook is back in the gift shop! “Gargoyles & other grotesques of Washington Nation Cathedral” is the 2nd reprinting of the book and now features new cover art from photographer Colin Winterbottom. The book features pictures, descriptions, and a map of where to find all 112 gargoyles on the building. It also includes information on some of the 1,130 grotesques, such as the infamous Darth Vader grotesque (pictured on page 107 and on the back cover).