Manual of Emblems of Saints distinguished in works of art & represented in decoration of churches 1897 Horace W. Whayman - Christian Symbols


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.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: [Guild of St. James]
Place: Columbus, Ohio
Year: 1897

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: art, Christian symbolism, saints, patron saints, Christian, Catholic, Anglican, Christianity, iconography, symbolism, Christian saints in art,

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