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Color image of the Cathedral of St. Paul’s St. Peter chapel. Photographed by Paul Nelson on July 16, 2014.

St. Peter chapel

The Cathedral of St. Paul’s St. Peter chapel. Photographed by Paul Nelson on July 16, 2014.

Color postcard of the fourth Cathedral of St. Paul, c.1956.

Fourth Cathedral of St. Paul

The fourth Cathedral of St. Paul, c.1956.

Black and white photograph of the third Cathedral of St. Paul, 1914. Photograph by Charles D. Lundin.

Third Cathedral of St. Paul

The third Cathedral of St. Paul, 1914. Photograph by Charles D. Lundin.

Black and white photograph of architect Emmanuel L. Masqueray, 1909. Photograph by the J. C. Strauss Studio.

Emmanuel Masqueray

Architect Emmanuel L. Masqueray, 1909. Photograph by the J. C. Strauss Studio.

Etching of the Norman Kittson mansion made by Charles William Post, 1889.

Norman Kittson mansion

Etching of the Norman Kittson mansion made by Charles William Post, 1889.

Oil-on-canvas painting of the Chapel of St. Paul by Alexis Jean Fournier, 1888.

Chapel of St. Paul

Oil-on-canvas painting of the Chapel of St. Paul by Alexis Jean Fournier, 1888.

Color image of the of St. Paul Cathedral from John Ireland Blvd. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user McGhiever, 2012.

St. Paul Cathedral

View of St. Paul Cathedral from John Ireland Blvd. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user McGhiever, 2012.

Cathedral of St. Paul

There have been four Roman Catholic cathedrals in St. Paul. The first three were built between 1841 and 1858. The fourth, and the most architecturally distinctive, opened in 1915. Since then, no building in the Twin Cities has approached it in ambition or magnificence.

Black and white wedding portrait of Frank and Sophia Schott, June 25, 1909.

Frank Schott and Sophia Barth Schott

Wedding portrait of Frank and Sophia Schott, June 25, 1909.

Color image of the front side of the exterior of Schott Barn. Photographed on April 14, 2014, by Craig Voth.

Schott Barn exterior (no roof)

The front side of the exterior of Schott Barn. Photographed on April 14, 2014, by Craig Voth.

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