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Surplice Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 37 pictures in our Surplice collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Shoreditch Cottage Homes, Hornchurch, Essex Featured Print

Shoreditch Cottage Homes, Hornchurch, Essex

Boys in surplices leaving the chapel at the Shoreditch Union cottage homes, Hornchurch, Essex. Opened in 1889 to house pauper children away from the workhouse, the homes were in the style of a village street - eleven 'cottages' each housed 30 children. There were also schools, a swimming bath, band room, needlework room, workshops, and infirmary.

© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection

Pope Julius II (1503-1513), in scarlet mozzetta Featured Print

Pope Julius II (1503-1513), in scarlet mozzetta

Pope Julius II (1503-1513), in scarlet mozzetta over a white surplice over cream cassock.. From a fresco by Raphael. Handcolored illustration by E. Lechevallier-Chevignard, lithographed by A. Didier, L. Flameng, F. Laguillermie, from Georges Duplessis's Costumes historiques des XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe siecles (Historical costumes of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries), Paris 1867.

© Florilegius / Mary Evans

The Church in the firing-line Featured Print

The Church in the firing-line

A French soldier-priest ministering to his comrades under fire. In 1915, it was estimated that over 20, 000 priests served in the French army in some capacity. Services were often carried out in the trenches, and the priest would wear his surplice over his uniform where possible.

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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