1275.—Tomb of Sir John Crosby.details

[Picture: 1275.—Tomb of Sir John Crosby.]
previous image
up

Image title:

1275.—Tomb of Sir John Crosby.

Source:

Keywords:

Status:

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free stock image for all purposes usage credit requested
Please do not redistribute without permission, since running this site is expensive.

Notes:

A tomb lies in a quiet corner of a church, partly in deep shadow.

[...] This is the church of St. Helen’s in Bishopsgate (Fig. 1285), formerly the remains of a priory of Benedictine nuns, whose long row of carved seats against the wall yet exist in the structure. As the burial-place of Sir Thomas Gresham St. Helen’s is most popularly known. That truly illustrious merchant lies in the corner shown in our engraving; his arms are emblazoned in the window above. But the monument that more especially attracts us at the present time is that of Sir John Crosby and his lady, with their effigies, a truly beautiful piece of sculpture. (Fig. 1275.) Sir John, the founder of Crosby Hall, was an alderman of London, and the holder of various other important offices—a fact that no doubt made his accession to the friends of Edward IV. a matter of importance: by Edward he was knighted during the adventurous march from Ravenspur to London. (p. 374)

Share/Bookmark

Place shown:

Filename:

1275-Tomb-of-Sir-John-Crosby-q75-419x500.jpg

Stock image:

Buy from: alamy.com

Engraver:

Artist:

Scanner dpi:

2400 dots per inch

Unmarked:

You can get a version of this image without the watermark (the URL at the lower right corner). Download image. The images are watermarked to help people find where they came from if they get reposted to blogs or other sites. Images under 1200 pixels on a side are still free, although I will ask for a donation :-)

Comment:

Download:


$Id: mkgallery,v 1.27 2012/09/03 22:34:40 liam Exp liam $