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Title:Annunciation on English Ivory
Notes:Story of Annunciation on an English ivory piece, depicting 1) Gabriel the Archangel announcing the birth of Christ to Mary, who was reading; 2) the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove proceeding from the mouth of God
Date:1440
Building:Victoria and Albert Museum
Object/Function:Carving
Material:Ivory
City/Town:London
Country:United Kingdom

Scripture:Luke 1:26-38
Person as Subject:God (Biblical figure)
Mary, the mother of Jesus (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:BAdvt04
General Subject:Annunciation to Mary
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- England -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73A521

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Copyright Source:Image donated by Patout Burns
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Attribution:Annunciation on English Ivory, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=31709 [retrieved March 3, 2021]. Original source: Image donated by Patout Burns.
Record Number:31709 Last Updated: 2021-02-17 13:22:40 Record Created: 2003-08-06 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition