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  1. Baptistery paintings in Twentieth-Century Churches of Christ:

    Creator: Welch, Jack, photographer.
    Description: The digital images in this collection are taken from color 35 mm slides made by ACU English professor Jack Welch (1941-1996) in Churches of Christ, mostly in Texas. The slides are held in the Center for Restoration Studies, housed in the Callie Faye Milliken Special Collections at Brown Library, Abilene Christian University.
    Subject: Water--Religious aspects--Churches of Christ., Christian art and symbolism., Rivers., and Baptisteries--Texas
    Publisher: Abilene Christian University, Brown Library,
  2. Baptistery paintings in Twentieth-Century Churches of Christ:

    Creator: Perry, Blanche, painter.
    Description: The digital images in this collection are taken from watercolor sketches, hand-tinted black-and-white photographs, and black and white photographs of her paintings made by Blanche Garrett Perry, who was active in painting baptisteries for Churches of Christ from 1937 to about 1955. She usually prepared the paintings on large canvases in her Denver, CO, studio, where many of these photographs were made. She donated them to Churches of Christ nationwide and in a few cases abroad. Perry wrote detailed allegorical explanations of the meaning of her images. The Blanche Perry Collection of images and papers is held in the Center for Restoration Studies, housed in the Callie Faye Milliken Special Collections at Brown Library, Abilene Christian University.
    Subject: Christian art and symbolism., Rivers., Water--Religious aspects--Churches of Christ, Painting, American--20th Century., Baptisteries., and Mountains.
    Publisher: Abilene Christian University, Brown Library,
  3. Images of Religious and Theological Iconography

    Description: Born-digital images of collections of primarily Christian art and iconography that are identified by scripture passage where appropriate. The images are from Amiens Cathedral, St. Vitale in Ravenna, St. Savin in France, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and other assorted locations.
    Subject: Christian art and symbolism.
    Publisher: Vanderbilt Divinity Library
  4. Crucifixion with Mary and John on Ivory Plaque

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    Creator: Burns, Patout, photographer
    Description: Ivory plaque possibly from Metz, showing Christ's crucifixion with Mary and John, in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. JPG file (403 KB)
    Subject: Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion; Mary, Virgin, Saint; John, the Apostle, Saint and Christian art and symbolism.
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
  5. Christ's Miracles on the Andrews Diptych

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    Creator: Burns, Patout, photographer
    Description: Ivory carving shows six of Christ's miracles, in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. JPG file (678 KB)
    Subject: Christian art and symbolism. and Jesus Christ -- Miracles
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
  6. Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Bottom Left)

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    Creator: Burns, Patout, photographer
    Description: Bottom left section of the life of Christ depicted on an Italo-Byzantine (Venetian?) ivory plaque, showing an angel at the empty tomb greeting Mary Magdalene and the other Mary while the terrified guards lie prostrate, in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. JPG file (412 KB)
    Subject: MATT 28: 1-7, Mary Magdalene, Saint, Christian art and symbolism., and Angel; Soldier
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
  7. Nativity on Russian Icon

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    Creator: Burns, Patout, photographer
    Description: Story of the birth of Christ depicted on a Russian icon, depicting 1) Mary reclining in bed with the infant Jesus at her side, and watched over by angels; 2) Three Wise Men bringing gifts; 3) the Christ-child being bathed, in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. JPG file (518 KB)
    Subject: Jesus Christ -- Nativity; Mary, Virgin, Saint; Three Wise Men, LK 2: 1-20, Angel, MATT 2: 1-12, and Christian art and symbolism.
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
  8. Scenes from the Life of Christ on Italo-Byzantine Ivory Plaque (Top Right)

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    Creator: Burns, Patout, photographer
    Description: Top right section of the life of Christ depicted on an Italo-Byzantine (Venetian?) ivory plaque, showing Mary reclining after having given birth to Jesus, surrounded by shepherd and watched over by angels, while women (midwives?) bathe the baby Jesus with Joseph sitting nearby, in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. JPG file (346 KB)
    Subject: Angel; Shepherd, Jesus Christ; Mary, Virgin, Saint; Joseph (Saint), LK 2: 1-20, and Christian art and symbolism.
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
  9. Annunciation on English Ivory

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    Creator: Burns, Patout, photographer
    Description: Story of Annunciation on an English ivory piece, depicting 1) Gabriel the Archangel announcing the birth of Christ to Mary, who was reading; 2) the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove proceeding from the mouth of God, in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. JPG file (384 KB)
    Subject: LK 1: 26-38, Mary, Virgin, Saint -- Annunciation; Gabriel (Archangel); God; Holy Spirit, and Christian art and symbolism.
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
  10. Crucifixion with the Women and John

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    Creator: Burns, Patout, photographer
    Description: Unidentified crucifix depicting the crucifixion of Christ with Mary the mother of Jesus or Mary the mother of James, Mary Magdalene, the mother of the sons of Zebedee or Salome, and John, in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. JPG file (489 KB)
    Subject: MATT 27: 56, Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion; Mary, Virgin, Saint; Mary Magdalene, Saint, MK 15: 40, and Christian art and symbolism.
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library