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Rahab hangs the scarlet cord from her window. Autotype after F.J. Shields, 1877.

  • Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911.
Date
1877
Reference
20627i
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Bible. O.T. Joshua 2; 6; N.T. Hebrews 11.31. James 2.25. Rahab, a harlot of Jericho, conceals two Jewish spies and thus saves their lives. They arrange for her to hang a cord from her window as a sign in order that she will be spared from death in the coming invasion

Publication/Creation

1877

Physical description

1 print : autotype of a lithograph ; image 30.3 x 15.4 cm

Lettering

Rahab. "My soul fainteth for thy salvation but I hope in thy word. Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying When wilt thou comfort me? Psl. 119.81, 82. Fred. J. Shields. Autotype

Lettering note

In the bottom left corner of the image there is Shields' monogram and the date of the work

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20627i

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