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Picture Library

Themed picture library

The MBS website picture library is divided into a number of sections, each having a specific theme, with explanatory text and 5-10 images of brasses and incised slabs illustrating each topic. Large thumbnail images are shown on the main sub-pages and each of the images is capable of enlargement by clicking on the thumbnail.

To search the website for a named brass or incised slab.

To go direct to a specific theme, click on the headings below:


Ladies' dress

The wool and cloth trades

The Church





Danse macabre iconography

Shrouds and skeletons


Maidens and matrons         

Richard II and his court

The Lancastrians and their servants

The Yorkists

Bosworth and after

The Pastons and their world

The Civil War

Victorian brasses

Continental brasses

British incised slabs 13th to 15th centuries

British incised slabs 16th to 18th centuries

Foreign incised slabs

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