English Cathedrals - Gloucester Cathedral
English Cathedrals - Gloucester Cathedral - Close-up of Carved figure on reredos. Part of Box 144 Boswell Collection - English Cathedrals. A reredos or raredos is an altarpiece, or a screen or decoration behind the altar in a church, usually depicting religious iconography or images. In French and sometimes in English, this is called a retable; in Catalan a retaule, in Spanish a retablo, etc. It can be made of stone, wood, metal, ivory, or a combination of materials. Date: circa 1900
© The Boswell Collection, Bexley Heritage Trust / Mary Evans
Early Christian. Roman tombstone with Christian iconography
Early Christian Art. Italy. Early Christians. Roman tombstone with Christian iconography. Inscription: Victoria, consecrated virgin, who lived 28 years. Christian phrase appears 'in pace'. The symbol of the dove and the olive branch and the monogram of Constantine T. 4th century AD. Baths of Diocletian, part of the National Roman Museum Rome. Italy.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans
Etoile de Moortebeek variety of Odontoglossum
Etoile de Moortebeek variety of Odontoglossum Loochristiense hybrid orchid. . Illustration drawn by C. de Bruyne and chromolithographed by P. de Pannemaeker from Lucien Linden's Lindenia, Iconography of Orchids, Brussels, 1902.
© Florilegius / Mary Evans
Belgium, Botanical, Brussels, Bruyne, Chromolithograph, Etoile, Exotic, Flower, Historical, History, Hothouse, Hybrid, Iconography, Illustration, Linden, Lindenia, Loochristiense, Lucien, Moortebeek, Odontoglossum, Orchid, Orchids, Tropical, Variety