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Saint Brendan The Navigator Medal

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Accession# 1997.01
Artist Mowbray-Clarke, John
Collection Art Objects
Date 1911
Description "Saint Brendan The Navigator Medal" by John Mowbray-Clarke

Saint Brennan/man/bird/symbol/soul/heaven/medal

The obverse shows an imagined portrait of Saint Brennan. The reverse shows a man with arms outstretched. A bird, representing the soul of man, ascends from him. The radiant light surrounding the man's head is meant to represent the sunset land and Heaven.
Home Location storage
Medium bronze
Object ID S.1997.010
Object Name Medal
Recfrom Noble, Joseph Veach
Sub-category Art
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