Re: Re: reorganisation and destruction of irish catholic churches
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Another York Minster boss featuring Saints Peter & Paul.
Saints Peter + Paul as an aging pair of righteous dudes 🙂
I think I see them, they are the centre boss at the crossing under the central tower.
I recall that there was some initial shock at the impact of the restored colour scheme at York when it was unveiled in the late 70s. These are images of craftsmen carrying out the gilding of a restored boss in the south transcept in 1979.
Buildings like York Minster are just mesmerizing in scale and detail and magnificently maintained, especially when you think that it was nearly destroyed by fire at least twice