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Book of Hours
England, possibly York, 1316-1331
MS G.50 fol. 5v

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Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Christopher, nimbed, stands in water where three fishes swim. He holds staff in his right hand, and with his left hand supports cross-nimbed Christ Child. He raises His right hand in blessing and holds globe in His left hand.
Scene with patterned background of lozenges and displayed eagles, within decorated frame with four cusped, lobed medallions with English heraldry, including England (one), in corners.

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