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Lightning pierces through the clouds, heralding the coming of Christ. Engraving by J. Barlow, 1813, after W.M. Craig.

Craig, W. M. approximately 1765-approximately 1834.
Date
10 April 1813
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Bible. O.T. Zechariah 9.13-17. Soldiers and horses are struck down by the lightning, their armour akimbo on the ground. The Bible does not explicitly mention such an event, although verse 13 prophesies the coming battle between the sons of Zion and those of Greece

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : T. Kinnersley, 10 April 1813.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 27.6 x 23 cm.

Lettering

The coming of Christ. Zechariah, chap. IX. ver. 14. Engraved for Brown's superb Bible. W.M. Craig del. J. Barlow sculp.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20165i

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