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The Parker-Hore Archive Collection of Watercolours of Paving-tiles
held in Worcester and in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
County/Country = Leicestershire AND Town/Village = Leicester
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County: Leicestershire Click on Image to see original watercolour
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Town/Village: Leicester
Place Details: St Mary's church
Artist and Date: F Renaud 1887 October
Iconography: Inscription
Copied from (Collection): Soc of Antiq Ren III p 298
Watercolour Ref. No.: J542
Notebook: FMP  
Portfolio: Jas P,  
Notebook: IH 4
Other details: Two last letters traced from an example in Nottingham Museum 1888. The device represents an imperfect and curiously disarranged alphabet in Lombardic characters, where one all the letters are reversed with the exception of A and E. A similar tile is preserved in the museum at York.
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