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Of these by far the most remarkable is the Scott monument in East Princes Street Gardens, designed by George Meikle Kemp (1795-1844); it is in the form of a spiral Gothic cross with a central canopy beneath which is a seated statue of Scott with his dog " Maida " at his side, by Sir John Steell, the niches being occupied by characters in Sir Walter's writings.
The surface of the niches also has been painted with figures.
In this distridt are seen hundreds of small niches cut in the rock, as a rule about 2 ft.
They are generally decorated with a series of niches with figures in them, divided by small attached shafts with semicircular or sloping covers carved with religious emblems, one of the best examples being the sarcophagus of Sta Barbara, dating from the beginning of the 6th century, at Ravenna, where there are many others.
The dead were buried either in the floor (often in a sarcophagus), or, according to later custom, in niches.Advertisement
Some portions of the ancient town walls - of two enceintes, an inner and an outer, the former attributed to the original Umbrian inhabitants, the latter to the Romans - are preserved, and also remains of baths, amphitheatre, theatre, and a substruction wall of massive masonry, with four niches.
Fish in general boomed during the Devonian, rapidly diversifying to fill newly-available niches.
Gender bias in agricultural market liberalization Women usually occupy particular niches in agricultural markets, as small-scale, retail traders in perishable foodstuffs.
The canopied niches either side of the east window are stonework from an earlier church.
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The gate tower of 1512 is paneled all the way up and has an oriel high up flanked by two statue niches.
Columbarium A building, sometimes at least partly underground, whose walls are full of niches for funerary urns.
Blue and white ornaments and ceramics fill niches and deep-set windowsills, and upstairs the bedrooms are co-ordinated in keeping with the theme.
Should Aspen be left alone to inhabit these sparse niches - the remote and craggy woodland refugia?
Inside this building marble sarcophagi are situated in arched niches.Advertisement
These empty niches in Ely Cathedral tell the story of a radical upheaval in the history of Jesus in British art.
A great number of sports niches are represented.
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Business owners who are involved in craft niches can often find merchandise at trade shows given by such organizations as the Craft and Hobby Association.
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The company has also focused on convenience foods, targeting a couple of niches in which tasty and quick meals and snacks are most welcome.
As the market ebbed and flowed, some gaming women found niches playing puzzle games and action platformers with cute characters.
Because the grooves, niches, and overall texture of the ring design can trap dust, dirt, and debris easily, frequent cleanings are necessary for these elaborate designs.
Dirt, dust, and oils accumulate rapidly in small corners and niches, dulling the ring's beauty unless it is cleaned regularly.Advertisement
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The numerous niches, generally containing sacrificial (?) tables, 2 are often approached by window-like openings hewn out of one of the flat slabs by which they are enclosed.
Five niches were thus formed on the north side and five on the south.
North of San Nicholas is Tondo, the most densely populated district; in the suburbs, outside the fire limits, the greater part of the inhabitants live in native houses of bamboo frames roofed and sided with nipa palm, and the thoroughfares consist of narrow streets and navigable streams. Paco, south-west of Intramuros, has some large cigar factories, and a large cemetery where the dead are buried in niches in two concentric circular walls.
These images, which have been much injured, apparently by cannon-shot, are cut in niches in the rock, and both images and niches have been coated with stucco.
In one of the branch valleys is a similar colossus, somewhat inferior in size to the second of these two; and there are indications of other niches and idols.
To a later period belongs a columbarium cut in the rock, with niches for urns.
The 14th century is also the period of enriched canopies, of niches and pinnacles and of other details of monumental sculpture reproduced in its seals.
In the Norman period it consisted of a single large room partly surrounded by niches built over a vast undercroft.
Excavations carried out in 1898-1899 showed that the structure was nearly square; the only portion remaining is the slightly curved front, with three niches between Corinthian pilasters; in the central niche is the statue of Philopappus.
Directly under the altar is situated the pantheon or royal mausoleum, a richly decorated octagonal chamber with upwards of twenty niches, occupied by black marble urnas or sarcophagi, kept sacred for the dust of kings or mothers of kings.
A large number of the inscriptions are painted upon the tiles which closed the niches containing the cinerary urns.
The statues in its niches are modern, but the originals are placed on the exterior of the town hall.
Two side niches contain the earliest known mosaics of distinctively Christian subjects.
Most of them are mere niches to contain statues, though some are cells that may have been originally intended for residences.
The superior had free access to this corridor, and through open niches was able to inspect the garden without being seen.
Seated statues of both the Plinies, clad in the garb of scholars of the year 1500, maybe seen in the niches on either side of the main entrance to the cathedral church of Como.
The roof is supported by fifty-two pillars with canopied niches for statues instead of capitals; the great windows of the choir, reputed to be the largest in the world, are filled with stained glass of 1844.
The octagonal sacristy (before 1488), with niches below and a gallery above, with stucco decorations by Bramante himself (the frieze with putti and medallions is ascribed to Caradosso), is a masterly work, and one of his best.
Schemes which set up a larger number of distinct races, such as the eleven of Pickering, the fifteen of Bory de St Vincent and the sixteen of Desmoulins, have the advantage of finding niches for most well-defined human varieties; but no modern naturalist would be likely to adopt any one of these as it stands.