Pictures of England
Exploring the counties, picturesque villages & historic towns of England
Join today & create your own Pictures of England Gallery..

Search:

Historic Towns & Picturesque Villages

The Main Street of Wadebridge

Wadebridge

in the county of Cornwall

Seagulls at Hartland Quay

Hartland Quay

in the county of Devon

Tram Sunday, Fleetwood

Fleetwood

in the county of Lancashire

Call Box in Patterdale, Lake District, County Cumbria, England

Patterdale

in the county of Cumbria


England Articles

A picture tour of Worcester Cathedral - a Historic Building in the town of Worcester, in the county of Worcestershire
The Hope-Jones organ, Worcester Cathedral
The Hope-Jones organ, Worcester Cathedral - by David James ©
Share the beauty of England..

PicturesOfEngland.com Member Login

You are not logged in.

Username:
Password:
   

Not registered yet? Click here to join!

Close

Photographer: © David James (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(12th May 2022)
Description Description contains history

The Hope-Jones organ, Worcester Cathedral

In 1894, organ builder Robert Hope-Jones was retained to rebuild two damaged water-powered organs as a single instrument. Hope-Jones had hoped to blow his organ with electricity but instead used a gas engine and rotary blower with the necessary engine house built on the outside of the south wall of the quire, near the St John Chapel. This organ continued in use for some 25 years until rebuilt by Harrison and Harrison in 1925. Sir George Gilbert Scott designed the beautiful casing you see here.
More pictures of Worcester Cathedral by David James...

This image also features in..

Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION Model: NIKON D810
Exposure Program: Manual, Focal length: 62 mm, Aperture: f 18, ISO: 160, Exposure time: 3/1 sec, Metering Mode: Spot, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: October 6, 2021, 3:14 pm
Exposure Mode: 1,
ImageID:1223123, Image size: 1201 x 1800 pixels

 Restricted free use  Wallpaper Background Image

 restricted free use  Wallpaper

Please add a comment..

Please login to make a comment on this picture