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Date

7-1-1973

Description

The present Gothic-style church at this location was built between 1220 and 1472. York Minster holds over half of England's medieval stained glass collection in its 128 windows. This photo shows the Great East Window, which is the size of a tennis court. It depicts the Book of Genesis and dates to the early 1400s.

Notes

Bibliography: "York Minster." History of York, n.d., www.historyofyork.org.uk/themes/york-minster. Accessed 06 Apr. 2016. "Medieval Stained Glass." York Minster, 2016, yorkminster.org/visit-york-minster/minster-treasures/medieval-stained-glass.html. Accessed 06 Apr. 2016.

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This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Building Type

Church

Building Style

Gothic

Subject Headings

Cathedrals -- England; Architecture, Gothic -- England

Country Name

United Kingdom

Region Name

Deangate

City Name

York

Street Address

YO1 7HH

Keywords

historic buildings, cathedral, arts, religious architecture

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