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York Minster: detail of canopy capitals of the stalls in the chapter house

RIBApix ref no RIBA26890
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityYork
Subject Date1342
Image Date1960
ViewInterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/CAT/628 (ES7435)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The octagonal chapter house in Decorated style was begun c.1275 and was completed c.1342. It is the only polygonal chapter house without a middle pier.

Subject tags

sculpture, cathedrals, canopies, capitals, decorative stonework