Photographer's Note

Gothic cathedrals have usually quite impressive, richly decorated interiors and so I was very curious to see inside the Beverley Minster. When I arrived at the church I was depressed to notice a message saying that it is only open Monday to Saturday until 15:00. It was Sunday afternoon. I continued to walk around and I noticed that a side door is open. Since the Sunday service was about to start I was stressed to take as many photos inside as possible. I regret I didn’t close the aperture tighter here. I wanted to photograph the part of the ceiling with the organ pipes (see info below). It would be a much better photo if I could get centrally under the tower, but there was an altar table there and some fencing around it so I hesitated to put my camera on the altar.

Beverley Minster Organ
In the Beverley Minster there is a large, chestnut-colored organ with gold pipes that gleam like the morning sun that was carefully crafted with precision and care by John Snetzler from 1769. There have been subsequent rebuilds and restoration by William Hill & Sons in 1884, and by Hill, Norman and Beard in 1962–63. The specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

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Additional Photos by Mariusz Kamionka (mkamionka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7423 W: 106 N: 19486] (74607)
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