Since Notre Dame was engulfed by a devastating fire last year, images of the Gothic cathedral set ablaze have flooded the internet. Now, an online exhibition charts the 200-year history of the building through newly released photographs, paying tribute to the emotive power of the striking building and its ability to survive. The photos, taken from the Conway Library at The Courtauld Institute of Art in London, show the cathedral before, during and after its mid-19th century restoration by Viollet-le-Duc.

A project to provide a digitised version of the Conway Library, which holds approximately one million photographic and printed images of architecture, sculpture and medieval painting is also underway.

The full online exhibition can be found here

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