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View of the Tomb of John Hertcombe and Catherine his Wife in Kingston Church Surrey

View of the Tomb of John Hertcombe and Catherine his Wife in Kingston Church Surrey

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1780

Shelfmark: K.top Vol 40

Item number: 16.K

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Sketch of two brass monuments of John Hertcombe, Gentleman, who died in 1488 and his wife Katherine. These brass monuments stood in the south transcept of All Saints Church in Kingston Upon Thames. The south transcept was built in the 15th century and it is probable that the Hertcombes were benefactors. The kneeling figures are 9 inches tall and are wearing the costume of 15th century lay persons.

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