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  • Record Number: 9771
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lindley , Phillip.
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  • Title: The Sculptural Memorials of Queen Eleanor and their Context [The author shows that the vertical, multiplied images of Eleanor on her memorials and tomb effigies in effect elide secular and ecclesiastical iconography, and make her appear saintly. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Eleanor of Castile 1290-1990: Essays to Commemorate the 700th Anniversary of her death: 28 November 1290.  Edited by David Parsons.  Paul Watkins, 1991.  Pages 69 - 92.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Sculpture Commemoration Crosses and Crucifixes Edward I, King of England Eleanor Crosses Eleanor of Castile, Queen- Consort of Edward I, King of England Iconography Queens in Art Tomb Effigies
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13
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  • Illustrations: Twelve illustrations. Figure One (10 in book) Westminster Abbey: sculpted head of tomb effigy of Queen Eleanor. Figure Two (11 in book) Westminster Abbey: Tomb effigy of Queen Eleanor (ex situ). Figure Three (12 in book) Westminster Abbey: head of tomb effigy of King Henry III. Figure Four (13 in book) Hardingstone Cross: Statue of Queen Eleanor. Figure Five (14 in book) Hardingstone Cross: another statue of Queen Eleanor. Figure Six (15 in book) Hardingstone Cross: A third statue of Queen Eleanor. Figure Seven (16 in book) Waltham Cross: Swaying statue of Queen Eleanor. Figure Eight (17 in book) Geddington Cross: Statues of Eleanor. Figure Nine (18 in book) Geddington Cross: head of a Queen Eleanor statue.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of York
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1871615984
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