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U.S. Naval Academy, Academy Chapel, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, MD



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B&W Photos

HB598007
Northeast Front And Northwest Side

HB598008
Northeast Front

HB598009
Southeast Side And Southwest Rear

HB598010
Southeast Side

HB598011
Detail Of Window Southeast Side

HB598012
Nave, Looking Southwest

HB598013
Northeastern End Of Nave

HB598014
Reinforced Concrete Work Between Domes

HB598015
Detail Of Reinforced Concrete Work Between Domes

HB598016
View Of Altar And Western Transept

HB598017
Detail Of Caryatids, View Above Altar And Western Transept

HB598018
View Of Western Transept

HB598019
Altar

HB598020
Looking Down At Altar, Wedding In Process

HB598021
Basement, Chapel

HB598022
Basement, Detail Of Chapel Altar

HB598023
Basement, Detail Of Chapel Doorway

HB598024
Crypt, Burial Place Of John Paul Jones, Looking Southeast

HB598025
Crypt, General View Of Hallway, Encircling Sarcophagus

HB598026
Crypt, Sculpture By Houdoun Of John Paul Jones

HB598027
Crypt, Northeast Sarcophagus

HB598028
Crypt, Northwest Sarcophagus

HB598029
Crypt, Sarcophagus

HB598030
Crypt, Detail Of Sculpture Of John Paul Jones


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Academy Chapel, Annapolis, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-329-1
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-132).
Building/structure dates: 1904
Building/structure dates: 1911 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1929 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1939 subsequent work
National Register Number: 66000386
Significance: One of the major components of Ernest Flagg's grandiose plan for the Naval Academy. The chapel is a large and imposing exercise in the beaux-arts style. Its copper clad dome dominates the grounds of the Academy and is one of the dominant features of the Annapolis townscape.

Subjects
Latin Cross Buildings
Military Education
Navies


Related Names
Flagg, Ernest
Dewey, Adm. George
Jones, John Paul
Houdon, Jean-Antoine
Salieres, Sylvan
Cret, Paul Philippe
Lowe, John T., Photographer
Hnedak, D.. John, Historian
Davis, Janet, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTHEAST FRONT AND NORTHWEST SIDE
2. NORTHEAST FRONT
3. SOUTHEAST SIDE AND SOUTHWEST REAR
4. SOUTHEAST SIDE
5. DETAIL OF WINDOW SOUTHEAST SIDE
6. NAVE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
7. NORTHEASTERN END OF NAVE
8. REINFORCED CONCRETE WORK BETWEEN DOMES
9. DETAIL OF REINFORCED CONCRETE WORK BETWEEN DOMES
10. VIEW OF ALTAR AND WESTERN TRANSEPT
11. DETAIL OF CARYATIDS, VIEW ABOVE ALTAR AND WESTERN TRANSEPT
12. VIEW OF WESTERN TRANSEPT
13. ALTAR
14. LOOKING DOWN AT ALTAR, WEDDING IN PROCESS
15. BASEMENT, CHAPEL
16. BASEMENT, DETAIL OF CHAPEL ALTAR
17. BASEMENT, DETAIL OF CHAPEL DOORWAY
18. CRYPT, BURIAL PLACE OF JOHN PAUL JONES, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
19. CRYPT, GENERAL VIEW OF HALLWAY, ENCIRCLING SARCOPHAGUS
20. CRYPT, SCULPTURE BY HOUDOUN OF JOHN PAUL JONES
21. CRYPT, NORTHEAST SARCOPHAGUS
22. CRYPT, NORTHWEST SARCOPHAGUS
23. CRYPT, SARCOPHAGUS
24. CRYPT, DETAIL OF SCULPTURE OF JOHN PAUL JONES


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