The Sleeping Congregation, William Hogarth
Vintage engraving of The Sleeping Congregation, William Hogarth. Interior of a church where the congregation sleeps as the clergyman reads from the gospel and the clerk eyes the exposed bosom of a young woman asleep on the right. 1736 Etching and engraving
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'Preaching at St. Paul's Cross in the Seventeenth Century', (1947). Creator: Unknown
'Preaching at St. Paul's Cross in the Seventeenth Century', (1947). Open-air Christian service outside St Paul's Cathedral in London. The minister preaches from a pulpit at bottom left. The inscription is from Haggai 1: 'Thus speaketh the LOord of hosts: This people saie, The tyme is not yet come, that the Lord's house should be built. Then came the word of the Lord by Haggai the prophet, saying, Is it tyme for yourselves, (O yee), to dwell in your seiled houses, & this house lye waste'. After 'A sermon preached from St Paul's Cross in 1614', illustation from "Londina Illustrata", published by William Herbert and Robert Wilkinson between 1808 and 1823. Published in "English Hymns and Hymn Writers", by Adam Fox. [Collins, London, 1947]
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Sintra - Town Hall
Municipal building of Sintra, constructed after 1154 to house the local administration. Sintra is a town and a municipality in the Grande Lisboa subregion (Lisbon Region) of Portugal, considered part of the Portuguese Riviera.
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