[Note: This example illustrates CCO creator display option 3 for unknown creators (CCO page 92). In this example, the “Creator” field is linked to a Name Authority record for unknown. The “Culture” field provides context .]
Saskia Ltd. Cultural Documentation
Class[controlled]:architecture European art
*WorkType [link]: • basilica • cathedral
*Title/Name: Chartres Cathedral Title Type: preferred
*Title/Name: Cathedral of Notre-Dame Title Type: alternate
*Title/Name: Notre-Dame de Chartres Title Type: alternate
*Role[link]: architects *ControlledCreator [link]: unknown
*Role[controlled]: architects [link]: unknown
*CreationDate Display: construction was begunin 1194, consecrated in 1260; parts of earlierRomanesque building remain
[controlled] Earliest: 1194 Latest: 1260
*Subject[link to authorities]: architecture religion andmythology • Virgin Mary (Christianiconography) • worship cathedrals buttresses
Style [link]: Gothic Romanesque
Culture [link]: French
*CurrentLocation [link]: Chartres(Eure-et-Loir, Centre region, France)
*Measurements:height: 34 m (112 feet); length: 130 m (427 feet)
[controlled] Value:34 Unit: mType: height |Value: 130Unit: m Type: length
*Materialsand Techniques: bearing masonry construction,limestone
Material [links]: • masonry limestone Technique[links]: • load-bearing walls
Description: Notedfor innovations in architectural constructionand large number of sculptures and much-stainedglass windows. The present cathedral was constructedon the foundations of the earlier church; theoldest parts of the cathedral are the crypt andRoyal Portal (West Portal), remnants of a Romanesquechurch destroyed by fire in 1194.
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