The right supporter of a misericord in Lincoln Cathedral, depicting Christ as a gardener holding a spade and with his right hand outstretched

Date:
1950
Location:
Lincoln Cathedral, Minster Yard, Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Reference:
AA51/00799
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The misericords in Lincoln Cathedral date from the late 14th century. This carving, depicting Christ as a gardener, is found supporting the misericord in the sixth returned stall on the south side of the choir. The misericord depicts the Resurrection of Christ, with Christ stepping over a sleeping guard. The left supporter is Mary Magdalene holding a jar of spices.

Content

This is part of the Series: LTC01/01 Lady Trenchard Cox: Series of Negatives; within the Collection: LTC01 Lady Trenchard Cox Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cox, Mary Desiree

Keywords

Misericord, Medieval Cathedral, Religion