Ascension, York Minster | Christ's feet disappear into the sky surrounded by the heads of Mary and the remaining eleven apostles. Gilded ceiling boss, a detail of the nave vault at York Minster, which was destroyed by fire in 1840 and rebuilt soon afterwards. Luckily a local artist had made detailed drawings of the original roof bosses from a scaffold a few years earlier which enabled the more important ones to be copied when the ceiling was replaced. York Minster...
Great East window panel 10h. York Minster Revealed This window is the largest expanse of medieval stained glass in Britain, the master-piece of Coventry glazier John Thornton. It was commissioned in 1405 and completed by 1408, information gleaned from 17th-century copies of the medieval contract, long since lost.