Creator

Unknown

Creator Nationality

British

Creation Date

1824

Description

Plate XXX depicts the Barbarites exercised by the Popish Perdecutors on the Waldness of Calabria. A Barbarite on the left is tied to a tall post as officails gather beneath him; on the right a Barbarite hangs limp, suspended horixontally from a post. Plate XXXI depicts the massacre of the Protestants in Piedmont. In the foreground, Protestants are being gored and stabbed, with a figure in the right tied up and being speared in the side.The fight continues into the background, where Christians hang from trees and are being pushed off cliffs.

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Provenance

From "A Universal History of Christian Martyrdom" by the Rev. John Foxe (ed. 1824?)

Medium

Engraving

Dimensions

7.5 x 4.125, 9.5 x 6.125 (in frame)

Catalogue Number

2015.31

Keywords

british print, engraving, martyrdom, 2015.31

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