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St Mary Elms Triptych

Charles Gurrey
2006

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Description

Three modern sculptures depicting:
  1. (center) Christ as Salvator Mundi, the Saviour of the World.
  2. (left)St. Mary depicted as Stella Maris, Our Lady Star of the Sea, because of the importance of this dedication for the ancient port of Ipswich.
  3. (right) St John the Evangelist, holding the gospel inscribed with his symbol, an eagle.

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Annotation

The three modern sculptures are located in the medieval porch of the Ipswich town centre church of St Mary at the Elms, replacing those which would have been in place until the 16th century Anglican Reformation.

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Location (N 52°3'25" - E 1°9'0")

Item Code: gbee032; Photograph: 1 August 2012
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