Hand Bell and Plate

Title

Hand Bell and Plate

Subject

Musical Instruments -- Hand bell

Musical Instruments -- Apostles Bell

Description

Writing or engraving on the bell: Twelve Apostles around skirt, kneeling cherubs form handle, cross on top This bell is a replica of the nine ton bell handing in the basilica of St. Peter’s cathedral, Rome, known as the most beautiful bell in the world. Handbell noted in 1846-47 Washington diary of Elizabeth L. C. Dixon, Hartford, CT

Creator

Caroline Welling Van Deusen, Project Archivist

Rights

CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

Original Format

Metal

Files

Hand_Bell_From_Dixon_Family.jpg

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Date Added
February 28, 2012
Collection
OBJECTS
Item Type
Still Image
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Citation
Caroline Welling Van Deusen, Project Archivist, “Hand Bell and Plate,” E - A r c h i v e s , accessed May 22, 2017, http://citizenarchivist.omeka.net/items/show/541.