Some Twelfth-Century Animal Carvings and their Sources in the Bestiaries

Arthur H. Collins

in Vol. 106. No. 472The Connoisseur, 1940, 238-243

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A brief article comparing animal images carved on British churches with similar images found in bestiary manuscripts.

Churches include: Alne, Yorkshire; Newton-in-Cleveland, Yorkshire, Dalmeny, Scotland; St Margaret's, York; Alton, Hampshire; Herefordshire; Faversham, Kent.

Manuscripts include: St John's College, Oxford, MS. 61; Westminster Chapter Library, MS. 22; British Library, Sloane MS. 3544; British Library, Harley MS. 4751; British Library, Harley MS. 3244.

17 black & white photographs.

Language: English


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