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Finial – Abp. Greenfield's Tomb
  • Europe
  • Finial – Abp. Greenfield's Tomb, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: York, England, United Kingdom
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.579
Description

A detailed view of the finial atop Archbishop William Greenfield's tomb at York Minster. The figure is an elderly bishop dressed in his regalia. In his proper left hand he holds a cross, while he raises his proper right hand. This figure stands behind the front finial of the tomb's gable.