07/05/2013 06:22 pm ET Updated Sep 04, 2013

The York Minster Chapter House's Parade of Faces

While the artisans of the 13th century were anonymous, they had personality and were personalities. Here, under the breathtaking roof of York Minster's chapter house, I'm scanning a parade of stony faces, meeting the people of York from 800 years ago. It humanizes, just a bit, the Middle Ages.