York Minster: the choir seen from the organ screen after the fire of 2 February 1829

RIBApix ref no RIBA84180
CountryUK: England
CityYork
Subject Date1829
Image Date1829
ViewInterior
StyleGothic
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceSC189/3(8)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The fire, the result of arson, destroyed 230 feet of the choir roof, the medieval choir stalls, the organ and the pulpit. The work of restoration (1830-1832) was carried out by Sir Robert Smirke and paid for by public subscription.

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cathedrals