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Detail of Choir Stalls
  • Europe
  • Detail of Choir Stalls, 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
  • S2015.581

A detailed view of the choir stalls at York Minster. Made out of wood, the detail shown contains an arcade of decorative arches. Each arch contains four cusps. Located at the end of each cusp is a finial. Above the arcade are ornately designed tracery, portions of which form a decorative gable, which surmounts every two arches of the arcade.