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The Burning of M Bucer and P Phagius Bones / A Solemn Procession of the University of Cambridge to St Mary's Church

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1872,0113.1217

  • Title (object)

    • The Burning of M Bucer and P Phagius Bones
    • A Solemn Procession of the University of Cambridge to St Mary's Church
  • Description

    A procession of religious and scholars wending through the streets of Cambridge, around a small market place, to the arched entrance of a church in the extreme left foreground, with towns-people kneeling as the Host passes, carried by a priest who walks under a canopy held by four friars; with a separate scene in upper left showing men burning books and two coffins chained to a post, in a circular frame, in a square scroll; plate 22.
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1710-1767 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 208 millimetres
    • Width: 338 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered in the upper image with the titles; below the image '22 / T. Bowles Sculp'.
  • Curator's comments

    See 1901,0706.44

  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The Acts and Monuments of the Christian Church (Book of Martyrs) (?)
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1872

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1872,0113.1217

A procession of religious and scholars wending through the streets of Cambridge, around a small market place, to the arched entrance of a church in the extreme left foreground, with towns-people kneeling as the Host passes, carried by a priest who walks under a canopy held by four friars; with a separate scene in upper left showing men burning books and two coffins chained to a post, in a circular frame, in a square scroll; plate 22.  Etching

Recto

A procession of religious and scholars wending through the streets of Cambridge, around a small market place, to the arched entrance of a church in the extreme left foreground, with towns-people kneeling as the Host passes, carried by a priest who walks under a canopy held by four friars; with a separate scene in upper left showing men burning books and two coffins chained to a post, in a circular frame, in a square scroll; plate 22. Etching

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