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Barlow, Thomas, 1607–1691
The case concerning setting up images or painting of them in churches ... : published upon occasion of a painting set up in White-chappel Church.
London : Printed and sold by James Roberts, 1714.
Physical Description:
[2], 22 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK2190 B37 1714
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
English short title catalogue, T83661
BAC: British Art Center copy contains a leaf of m.s. notations from Dugdale.
The erection of a new altarpiece in Whitechapel Church in 1714 caused public disturbances to break out. It was believed that the painting was a slanderous attack on the respectable and devoutly Protestant dean of Peterborough, Dr. Kennet.
Subject Terms:
Christian art and symbolism -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Church decoration and ornament -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Roberts, James -- Publisher.
Taylor, Anth. -- Autograph, 1811.

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