The Macklin Bible -- John Preaching in the Wilderness.
 Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834;  Skelton, William, 1763-1848

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Title:The Macklin Bible -- John Preaching in the Wilderness
Notes:The Macklin Bible is an enormous physical specimen of book art, comprising seven volumes two feet in height and over 130 pounds in weight. It represents the apogee of the art of British copper-plate engraving, involving both painters and engravers. These renowned artists often selected scripture texts that featured women, who were the nurturers of religious education for the family in late 18th century England.

A gift to Vanderbilt University from John J. and Anne Czura.

Artist:Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834; Skelton, William, 1763-1848
Building:Jean and Alexander Heard Library
Country:United States

Scripture:Matthew 3:1-10
John 1:6-8, 19-28
Person as Subject:John, the Baptist (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:CAdvt02
General Subject:Preaching

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Copyright Permission:Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0
Attribution:Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834; Skelton, William, 1763-1848. The Macklin Bible -- John Preaching in the Wilderness, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved June 14, 2024].
Record Number:54080 Last Updated: 2022-11-05 14:02:02 Record Created: 2008-08-16 10:21:34
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition