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Shields of the Saints in the Church of the Holy Trinity at Geneva

Reference code
MSS/0811/001
Title
Shields of the Saints in the Church of the Holy Trinity at Geneva
Date
January - 4 December 1925
Level of description
item
Extent and format
pp. xvi + 355. Quarto. Half leather binding, blue.

Illuminated bookplate of Hugh and Madeleine Stanford London precedes p. i.
Scope and content
The Shields of the Saints in the Church of the Holy Trinity at Geneva' (the English Church in Geneva), emblazoned and annotated by Hugh Stanford London, FSA (d. 1959). Copy commenced January 1925 and completed 4 Dec. 1925 (p. 352), from an original dated St Stephen's day 1924 (p. xvi). Typescript with 179 painted shields. Consists of a description of shields of saints selected by London for a frieze installed in the church mid January 1925 (p. 352), with notes on the saints and the arms associated with them. With a photograph, p. x, plan of the church, p. 298, and key to location of the shields, pp. 299-304. Calendar, pp. 305-8, index of saints, pp. 342-5, and general index, pp. 346-51. Blazons of arms, pp. 316-41. Illuminated frontispiece and titlepage, pp. iv, v.
Creator
London, Hugh Stanford (d 1959), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/811/1