Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Oxford
Oxfordshire

South East England

St. John's College  
(Front Quad, Gate tower inside)

Saint John the Baptist

c. 6 BC- c. 36 AD
itinerant preacher and a major religious figure who led a movement of baptism at the Jordan River. He baptized Jesus at "Bethany beyond the Jordan."
(Wikipedia)
Eric Gill
1936

Oxford /  Saint John the Baptist   Oxford /  Saint John the Baptist

Description

Modern stone statue of St. John the Baptist

Colleges in Oxford

Most of the university colleges in Oxford occupy large areas with several buildings and courts ('quads' in Oxford). There are numerous statues, mostly in the façades of the various buildings. The statues with are not visible from the public road. Most of the colleges are accessible for visitors during certain times of the day, some for free, others for a small (or not so small) fee.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°45'21" W 1°15'32"

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