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Photograph - 'York Minster the Choir', England, circa 1880 Image Reg. No: MM 108903

One of seventy six photographs in a photograph album. Twenty-three photographs are of the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880. The other forty-nine photographs are from 'Frith's Series'. These large-format images were taken by British photographer Francis Frith or members of his staff, of Gibraltar, and villages and towns in Britain.
Albumen photograph mounted on buff-coloured card in red, cloth-covered, photograph album with decorative gold tooled border and gold tooled lettering in centre of front cover.
Description Of Content:
Interior viewof York Cathedral, York, England. The view is looking east, showing the choir and the organ. Photograph taken circa 1880.
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 191 mm (Height), 294 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions of photograph only

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Tagged with: art, religions, public ceremonies, photography, cathedrals, photographic studios, organs
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: RELIGIONS
Secondary Classification: Christianity - Church of England
Tertiary Classification: buildings
Inscriptions: Written inside the front cover of album: 'W.W.Scott/ c/o Horticultural Press/ 78A Victoria Street/ Melbourne C1/ Box 1944/ Phone F2656/ [illegible]; Sold by G.W.Harris, Donolly Victoria.'
Written on Image: 'YORK MINSTER THE CHOIR. 2364.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: York Cathedral, York, York County, England, circa 1880
Photographer: Francis Frith, England, Great Britain, circa 1880

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