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Hans Wild1945-12

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Stone figure of St. Wilgefortis, by anonymous mediaeval artist, from Westminster Abby group on exhibit, she was daughter of the King of Portugal, one of seven twin sisters, her father wanted her to marry the King of Sicily, but she had taken a vow ofperpetual virginity.

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  • Date: 1945-12
  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Art, Westminster Abbey Sculpture, Saint Wilgefortis, Exhibits, Religion, Great Britain, London, Westminster Abbey, Churches, Medieval Culture, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Hans Wild
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_650418
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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