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Gospel of Matthew The Four Gospels (1931)

A dainty winged man wearing a flowing robe is holding up a sign that reads “The Gospel of Matthew”. There is one of these full-page engravings at the start of each of the four gospels in this book, e [...]

Keywords: evangelists, page images, christianity, saint matthew, angels, people, wings, men, bare feet, signs, iconography, greyscale

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Added: 2015-04-03

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Now When Jesus Was Born in Bethlehem The Four Gospels (1931)

Here we see a stylized “stable” with a star shining on Mary and the baby Jesus in her arms; Mary is presenting the baby boy to three men, each of whom raises one arm in salutation. One man holds a Rub [...]

Keywords: historiated initials, christmas, epiphany, wise men, babies, religion, christianity, nativity, biblical scenes, bible pictures, people, greyscale

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Added: 2014-12-03

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Swash letter N with Three Kings and Mary and Jesus The Four Gospels (1931)

A decorative initial for the Adoration of the Magi. The Wise men from the East (the Gospels don’t say how many there were so tradition says there were three) arrived to worship the infant Jesus; this [...]

Keywords: lettern, initials, historiated initials, inhabited initials, christmas, epiphany, wise men, babies, bare feet, religion, christianity, nativity, biblical scenes, bible pictures, people, colour

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Added: 2014-12-07

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Gospel of Mark The Four Gospels (1931)

This full-page engraving appears at the start of the Gospel of Mark (as you might have guessed). It shows the symbol of Saint Mark, a winged lion, en passant (in passing), and obviously male and erect [...]

Keywords: evangelists, symbols, page images, christianity, religion, saint mark, mythological creatures, iconography, wings, greyscale

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Added: 2015-04-06

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Gospel of Luke The Four Gospels (1931)

This full-page engraving appears at the start of the Gospel of Luke (as you might have guessed). It shows the symbol of Saint Luke, a winged bull (or ox), obviously male and erect. The ox signified sa [...]

Keywords: evangelists, symbols, page images, christianity, religion, iconography, saint luke, mythological creatures, wings, oxen, greyscale

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Added: 2015-04-10

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Engraving: And Now When The Even Was Come The Four Gospels (1931)

The text, “And now when the even was come” is a quote from the Gospel of Mark, 15:42. The word Even here is short for Evening. In the wood engraving, a barefoot man climbs a ladder and another man (st [...]

Keywords: religion, easter, death, ladders, people, bare feet, typography, lettering, greyscale

Places shown: Jerusalem; Palestine

Added: 2012-04-08

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Behold: Jesus taken down from the cross The Four Gospels (1931)

A Biblical scene enclosed in a circular vine. Jesus, a well-known Jew from Palestine, was publicly humiliated and executed stark naked for crimes against the state; afterwards his supporters were perm [...]

Keywords: religion, easter, death, people, nudity, bare feet, vines, vignettes, biblical scenes, greyscale

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Added: 2015-03-29

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Gospel of John The Four Gospels (1931)

An eagle with outstretched wings supports a board or sign reading “THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT JOHN” and also holds in its talons a black snake. The eagle represents Saint John the Evangelist in Chr [...]

Keywords: evangelists, page images, christianity, saint john, birds, eagles, snakes, wings, symbols, iconography, greyscale

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Added: 2015-04-24

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Engraving: Jesus King of the Jews The Four Gospels (1931)

And he bearing his cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha: Where they crucified him, and two other with him, on either side one, and Jesus in [...]

Keywords: religion, easter, death, resurrection, christmas, people, lettering, typography, royalty, christianity, bible pictures, greyscale

Places shown: Jerusalem; Palestine

Added: 2014-12-01

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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