English: Artist Unknown
Regency Era Theologian, Depicted in His Study
Wearing the Black Robes and Mortarboard of a Doctor of Divinity
2 1/2 x 3 1/8 inches (sight)
watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilt metal pendant frame
Depicted is a Georgian Era theologian. He wears the black robes and mortarboard of a doctor of divinity; and he gestures to a bible, open to the passage of 1 John 5:7, which reads, "For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one."
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