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  • The choir-stalls and screen (1510) are finely carved, and of further interest are the ancient pulpit sounding-board (1432), some old stained glass, and the small models of ships, copies dating from 1638 of yet earlier models originally presented by the Dutch-Swedish Trading Company.
  • Sometimes a sounding-board over the head of a speaker improves the hearing probably by preventing echo from a smooth wall behind him.