Christogram on font, St George’s Cathedral, Perth

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Title

Christogram on font, St George’s Cathedral, Perth

Subject

Anglican, Bishop Parry, bishop, church, Christian, Christianity, religion, religious, Christogram, Donnybrook stone, font, I.H.S., Jesus, Perth, St George, stone, WA, Western Australia, Donnybrook, stone

Description

Image of a font in St George’s Cathedral, Perth. The font was sculpted in Donnybrook stone in 1930 by Herbert Parry, son of Bishop Parry. The font has eight facets, one of which features the intertwined initials I.H.S., a common medieval abbreviation, or Christogram, for Jesus taken from the first three letters of his name in Greek.

Creator

McLeod, Shane

Date

29 May 2011

Rights

No Copyright

Format

Digital Photograph

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Digital Photograph

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Citation

“Christogram on font, St George’s Cathedral, Perth,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed July 28, 2021, https://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/331.