Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MBS/1/OXF/36/6
TitleHenry Dow, student, in academic dress, 1578
Extent1 item
DescriptionRubbing of obverse and reverse of brass effigy, kneeling at a prie-dieu with open book; inscription in Latin. Rubbing made by J. A. Barker, May-Jun 1938.

Notes made on the sheet indicate that the rubbing of the reverse, which shows the face of a civilian is possibly of German origin, circa 1360 and that the reverse of the inscription which shows part of a tomb decoration including fragment of inscription is possibly of Flemish origin, circa 1500.
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionPaper, folded
Dimensions: 268 x 51 cms
Custodial HistoryFormerly in the collection of Keith Train and subsequently in the collection of J. Roger Greenwood; MBS 5480
Publication NoteThis brass is cited and described in Mill Stephenson, 'A List of Monumental Brasses in the British Isles' (1964): Oxford, Christ Church VI; and in John Page-Phillips, 'Palimpsests The Backs of Monumental Brasses' (1980): 110 257 L2, L3


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