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Mr Noah Series

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:Spitalfield Lane
Town:Chichester
Parish:Chichester
Council:Chichester District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:PO19 6SE
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Object setting:Inside building
Access is:Public
Location note:St. Richard's Hospital, opposite the Roman Courtyard
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:140
Grid reference:D5
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.

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Makers

Name : Giles Penny
     Role:Sculptor

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General Information

Commissioned by: St. Richard's Hospital, Chichester
Construction period:1996
Installation date:1996
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:St. Richard's Hospital, Chichester
Object listing:Not listed
Description:A series of plaster reliefs, painted gold, depicting parts of the Biblical story of Noah and the ark.
Iconographical description:Noah's Ark was, according to Abrahamic religions, a large vessel built at God's command to save Noah, his family, and a core stock of the world's animals from the Great Flood. The story is told in chapters 6-9 of the book of Genesis, with later variations in the Qur'an and a number of other sources.
Signatures:Signature to bottom left of each relief:
G.P. 96

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Religious, Composite
Object type1:Sculpture
Object type2:Relief
Subject type1:Figurative
Subject type2:Mythological

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Object Parts

Part 1:4 reliefs (each)
     Material:Painted plaster
     Height (cm):33
     Width (cm):23
     Depth (cm):2.5

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Surface
     More details:At time of survey, the fourth relief was being repaired.
Date of on-site inspection:28/07/2008

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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