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Bedford Book of Hours Postcards - The Trinity

$40.00

Bedford Book of Hours Postcards - The Trinity

$40.00

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This is a stunning set of collectible vintage postcards. They are highly detailed images of the Trinity. One card shows God the Father seated on a throne with Christ Crucified before HIm.  The Holy Spirit is shown as a dove flying between the Father and the Son. The other card shows God the father and Son seated side by side under one large crown. The Holy Ghost, once again as a dove, hovers between Them.

The cards are beautifully illustrated with vibrant colors and shimmering metallic gold detailing.


These illustrations were reproduced from the medieval Bedford Hours manuscript dating to the early fifteenth century. Books of Hours were popular prayer books for the laity during the middle ages.  They were an abbreviated version of the Breviary prayed by monastics. Each Book of Hours is a unique work of art with magnificent illuminations.


The original Bedford Hours manuscript is currently housed in the British Library.



Dimensions: 6” x 4.5”

Shipping: $5

 

 

Item ID: E19017.2