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2 Corbels in Gillingham Church

2 Corbels in Gillingham Church

Artist: Fisher, J.

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1788

Shelfmark: K Top Vol 18

Item number: 26.1f

Length: 5.8

Width: 9.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Drawing of an architectural detail from St Mary the Virgin's Church, in Gillingham village in Kent. These are corbels, which are stone blocks to support a beam, usually a roofing beam. They are carved in the shape of human head, to the left is a man's head with hat and to the right is a female head with a headdress or wimple.

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