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Wall arcade – Chapterhouse
  • Europe
  • Wall arcade – Chapterhouse, 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
  • S2015.582

A detailed view of the wall arcade at York Minster. The rib vaulting of the ceiling springs from high relief sculptures of human faces, two females on one arch and two males on the other. The arches of the arcade have a trefoil head. There is a stature of a saint located at the spring of the ribbed vaulting in the center of the image.