Brass Rubbing: John de Campenden


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Artifact Identification Brass Rubbing: John de Campenden   (1982.05.0026)
Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Kathleen H. Cairns.
Geographic Location Europe, West, United Kingdom, Hampshire, Winchester, St. Cross
Period/Date Medieval, 1382 CE
Culture British, English

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 237.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 104.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.6 cm
Weight 447 g
Measuring Remarks Width refers to the horizontal measure of the rubbing (dowel rod and hooks). Depth indicates the thickness of the dowel rod from which the piece is suspended.
Materials Paper, Plant--Wood, Metal--Steel, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Rubbing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2/ 3.1% R) White (N 9.5/ 90.0% R) White (5Y 9/.5)

Research Remarks

Published Description

From the catalogue, An Exhibition of Medieval Brass Rubbings by Kathleen H. Cairns. "John de Campenden, 1382, warden of the hospital, canon of Southwell. In cope, Margin inscription is text from Job XIX, 25-27. Shields of the Passion and the Trinity. MARGIN INSCRIPTION: I believe that my Redeemer liveth. I will rise again from the earth in the last day. I shall be girt around again with my skin and in my flesh. I will see the Lord by Savior whom I will see. For nothing else is this my hope laid away in my breast. MOUTH SCROLLS: Jesus, when Thou comest to judge, do not condemn me. Thou who molded me, take pity on me. INSCRIPTION: Here lies John Campenden once Warden of this Hospital. May God have mercy on his soul.

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Cairns, Kathleen H. An Exhibition of Medieval Brass Rubbings, December 7, 1969 through january 4, 1970. Frick Fine Arts Building, University of Pittsburgh. Catalog #25. Cairns, Kathleen H. An Exhibition of Brass Rubbings from the Collection of Kathleen H. Cairns, December 5, 1971 - January 14, 1972. Botetourt Gallery and Museum, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Catalog #18. Felgate, T.M. Knights on Suffolk Brasses. East Anglian Magazine Ltd. Ipswich, Suffolk 1976. Spinke, Winifred. A Memento from Old England. Bury St. Edmunds, n.d. Medieval Brass Rubbings (exhibit catalogue), Pittsburgh, 1969. English Brass Rubbings (exhibit catalogue), Williamsburg, VA, 1971. Bontell, Rev. Charles. Monumental Brasses of England (1849), p. 22. Cairns, Kathleen H. An Exhibition of Medieval Brass Rubbings, October 20 through November 19. Catalog #16.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Kathleen H. Cairns
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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