Old England: A Pictorial Museum (page 36/52)
The perfect Romantic Ruin, an abbey that was once a place of worship and a seat of power, and has now fallen so low that cattle graze where there was once a High Altar. [more...]
1026.—Tomb of the Boy Bishop, Salisbury
“But there is one monument of quite a unique character—to a chorister, or boy-bishop. (Fig. 1026.) It was discovered in the prelacy of Bishop Duppa, under the seats near the pulpit, and is now placed in the nave. The Rev. J. Gregorie, a prebend of Salisbury at the time, wrote a dissertation on the subject of boy-bishops, from which it appears that [...] [more...]
1029.—Dominican, or Black Friar
The monk shown here is a Black Friar; despite the text he has neither bare feet nor sandals, but wears shoes; he also has more ornate robes than the text would seem to imply. [more...]
1046.—Stone Church, south door.
The South Door of an English Church generally has the font inside, and leads through the South Aisle into the West End of the Nave.
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