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#5557: Lead Font (1170)

Photo 5557: Lead Font (1170) - Dorchester Abbey

Photo Details

Photo ID
5557
Date
2007-11-04
Location
Dorchester Abbey
Description
This Romanesque baptismal font is the only monastic font in England to survive the Reformation. Made of lead and carved with images of Christ and 11 apostles, it dates from about 1170.
Camera
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Resolution
4000 x 2635 px
File Size
6.30 MB
ISO
400
Geotag
51.643670° N, 1.164240° W
Date Digitized
November 4, 2007
Date Uploaded
May 13, 2010
Credit
Holly Hayes