Charity

Charity by Edward William Wyon (1811-85). Draper’s Hall courtyard. 1869. A woman nursing an infant is an ancient symbol of charity. If that oddly carved bird is indeed a seagull, then it would be another symbol of generous sacrifice. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

Photograph by Robert Freidus. Formatting, perspective correction, and caption by George P. Landow. These images are included with the kind permission of the Draper’s Hall.]

Keystones and tympana in the Draper’s Hall courtyard — Arts and Sciences

Keystones and tympana in the Draper’s Hall courtyard — Continents

Keystones and tympana in the Draper’s Hall courtyard — Faith. Hope, and Charity

Keystones and tympana in the Draper’s Hall courtyard — Miscellaneous


Last modified 22 October 2017