Title: A Manual of Emblems of the Saints, by which they are distinguished in works of art, and represented in the decoration of churches
Author: Horace W. Whayman
Description: Red cloth boards stamped in black. Marbled endpapers. Pages crisp and clean. Seven plates (including frontispiece) plus two additional full page illustrations. 52 pp. 9.25 x 6 inches.
A reference work indicating the emblems, as utilized in ecclesiastical art, that are identified with specific saints: abbots, archangels, apostles, bishops, confessors, doctors of the church, emperors, evangelists, hermits, kings, martyrs, popes, queens, virgins, and widows. In addition, one page indicates the emblems of patriarchs and prophets. There are also lists indicating the patron saints for specific arts, crafts and professions, and the patron saints of European countries and cities.
Horace W. Whayman was born in England around 1869 and appears to have resided in Ohio between the early1890's and 1906. He founded the Guild of Saint James in Cincinnati in 1894 and was the editor of the Ecclesiologist.
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: [Guild of St. James]
Place: Columbus, Ohio
Keywords: art, Christian symbolism, saints, patron saints, Christian, Catholic, Anglican, Christianity, iconography, symbolism, Christian saints in art,
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