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The Great East Winow from the street

A view of the largest work of Medieval stained glass in the world. It is a little larger than a tennis court.
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The Great East Window from within York Minster

This image only shows about 100 of the 311 glass panels of the Great East Window.
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Creation of Man

The top row of stained glass panels illustrates the story of the 7 days of Creation.
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David and Goliath

The Great East Window uses the next few rows to relate several different accounts from the Old Testament.
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St. John of Patmos with Angel

After a few choice Old Testament panels the focus turns to the revelation.
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The Fourth Horseman

The impressive array of artistically crafted panels also includes a depiction of each of the Four Horsemen of the the Apocalypse.
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Angels recieving the seven trumpets

Here the heralds of the Apocalypse are given their horns. The following seven pannels depict each of the trumpeters.
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The Angel with the Everlasting Gospel

Here is a reference to Revelation 14:6, where an angel holds the Everlasting Gospel for "every nation, tribe, language and people”
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The Seven Bowls

In Revelation, God gave seven angels each a bowl containing plagues filled with his wrath.
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Resurrection of the Dead

Here is a representation of the Resurrection of the Dead, foretold in the New Testament and remembered at every Mass during the Nicene Creed.
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Christ in Majesty

The final panel which concerns itself with biblical accounts shows Christ the King, reigning in Majesty.
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A worker replacing a stained glass window

Here we see a dedicated worker carfully replacing the fragile glass window. If all goes well, the fully restored Great  East Window will be presented in May, 2020.