048469:St. George's Church Osborne Road Jesmond Wilson George Washington c.1890

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    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : A view of St. George's Church Osborne Road Jesmond taken c.1890. The photograph shows the Chancel which has a marble floor. The altar and reredos (wall decoration above the altar) are of Pavonazza marble. There are three mosaic figures above the altar: Jesus in the centre St. Gabriel to the left and St. Michael to the right. On the upper walls of the Chancel there are mosaic figures which represent angels and the twelve apostles and other decorative motifs. Below the figures there are glazed tiles which bear the symbols of the four evangelists: St. Matthew St. Mark St. Luke and St. John and other symbols.The tiles are by G.W. Rhead and the mosaics were designed by Charles W. Mitchell. St. George's Church opened in 1888 and was paid for by Charles Mitchell and built on land from his estate.Churches Collection : Local Studies Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 048469
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4081825670/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 3 years, 8 months ago
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