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Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :The Golden Legend. [ca 1869]

Reference Number: A-147-009

St John writing his Gospel, with a background of a lake and castle and a border of flowers and birds. Also a transcript of Longfellow's poem "The golden legend" The view of St John is described as an "imitation of an illuminated manuscript of the 15th century". It includes the the opening page of the Gospel according to St John in Latin.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Illuminations, Watercolours and Ink drawings, related to Alfred Walter Francis Fuller, Charles Heaphy, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Bible. N.T. John. Latin, John, the Apostle, Saint, Eagles, Christian art and symbolism, Peafowl, Dragons, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Writing and Flowers.

Part of:
Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :The Golden Legend. [ca 1869], Reference Number A-147-009 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour illustrating four-page transcript of poem. Vertical imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002045)

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