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Monday, 11 August 2014

From the 17th Century


Not quite as old as some of the murals I have shown but still very old. This one I think dates back to the 17th century and was on the wall of a Church I visited in Wales.

The first one you see is only a partial and the rest may have been damaged at some stage
 The next is behind the altar and shows a bit more though I am not sure what it is meant to be.

 But this I think is a go at the painting Royal Crest painting, the unicorn and crown are shown on this. The church dates from the 17th century so backs this up, least that is what I am surmising.

If you wist to see what a treasure this church is then check back on Sunday to my blog called 
Taking Part in Monday Mural

8 comments:

  1. You never know what you'll find inan old church!

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  2. Some of the photos look like the paintings have been uncovered beneath the last layer of wall plaster.
    Very nice.

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  3. Nice to see that at least bits of the mural have survived.

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  4. Wow! from the 17th century. That's very cool. The bottom two remind me of tapestries.

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  5. They hint at a complex history that few of us know. They are a visual gift to those lucky enough to see them. Thanks for contributing to this week's Monday Mural.

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  6. That third one certainly does have the royal crest feel to it.

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