Symbol of St. John the Evangelistdetails

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Image title: Symbol of St. John the Evangelist
Source: Alighieri, Dante: “La Vita Nuova (The New Life)” (1910)
Keywords: symbols, evangelists, saints, saint john, animals, oxen, wings, religion, greyscale
Status: out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free stock image for all purposes usage credit requested
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Saint John is traditionally represented (shown) as an eagle, usually with a book or (as here) scroll, which stands for the Gospel that he wrote.

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Dimensions: 23 x 23mm (0.9 x 0.9 inches)
Place shown: none
Filename: 120-detail-john-the-evangelist-eagle-q90-500x500.jpg
Artist: Evelyn Paul (1870 – 1945)
Scanner dpi: 1800
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