Trinity Church, Boston - ICHTHUS.
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Title:Trinity Church, Boston - ICHTHUS
Notes:Trinity Church, Boston, was completed in 1877. Its architect was H. H. Richardson, and numerous artists and craftspeople contributed to the interior design. In 1971, Trinity was designated a National Historic Landmark for "possessing "exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States." The word for fish in Greek is ICHTHUS, which represents the first letter of each Greek word of Jesus Christ God's Son Savior. Three fish are symbolic of the three days that Jonah spent in the belly of the whale, which prefigures Jesus' three days from death to resurrection. This wood carving is in the chancel area of Trinity Church, Boston.

Donated by Anne Richardson, Nashville, TN.

Building:Trinity Church (Boston, Mass.)
Country:United States

Lectionary links:BProp17
General Subject:Trinity
ICONCLASS Number:11D134

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Copyright Source:Image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson
Copyright Permission:Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0
Attribution:Trinity Church, Boston - ICHTHUS, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved May 24, 2024]. Original source: Image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:51494 Last Updated: 2022-06-19 16:21:28 Record Created: 2007-06-01 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition