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(handwritten on back of image): Sutton Bingham, Somerset: Church of All Saints: North porch carving, date taken 5th October 1965 (BB66/2039)

(handwritten on back of image): Taunton, Somerset: Church of St. James: font, date taken 1950 (AA50/8157)

Among the most precious possessions of Chichester are two carved stone panels in the south aisle of the choir, this one depicting the Raising of Lazarus and another showing the arrival of Christ at Bethany. Authorities differ as to whether they are Anglo-Saxon work of c.1000 or Norman of c.1130. They are among the finest existing works from this…

This frontal view of the Head of Chirst is a detail fromthe Raising of Lazarus, one of two renowned panels in the south aisle of the choir. They are either Anglo-Saxon c.1000 or Norman c.1130. It is believed that possibly the deeply hollowed eyes were once inlaid with precious stones. In any event, they serve here, as in other figures of the…

(stamp on back: The Green Studio Ltd., 118 St. Stephen's Green West, Dublin 2, Ref. No. DS 58B)

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