Porthilly, St Michael

Chapel east

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Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
2
Maker
Not known
Main subject
a. St George
b. St Hubert
Donor
Lizzie Nicholls Short, widow of dedicatee
Dedicatee
George Offspring Blackall Short, died aged 69
Notes
  1. Death of dedicatee, Western Morning News p 1
  2. Truro Diocesan Faculty Petition, , D/R/7/37. Truro Diocesan Faculty, - “St. Minver (St. Michael, Rock)”.

To the Glory of God in memory of my husband George OB Short died Aged 69

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

S George

a. St George wearing armour, with his left hand resting on a shield and holding in his right hand a staff with the flag of St George

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

S Hubert

b. St Hubert vested as a bishop (he was the bishop of Maastricht and then Liège). In his left hand he holds a crozier and in his right hand a book. Beside him is a symbol of St Hubert, a stag with a representation of the Crucifixion between its antlers (as shown in the painting Die Befehrung des heiligen Hubertus by Wilhelm Raüber, reproduced in Eduard Engels Hausbuch deutscher Kunst, p 355)

Photograph copyright © John Evans.