The Seventh Seal of the book shall be opened by the Lamb. Artist: Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. Inscribed lower right with the hard-to-decipher name of the engraver. Source: Die Bibel in Bildern, Plate 238. Click on image to enlarge it.

And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour. And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets. . . .And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound. [Revelation 8: 1-2, 6; King James Bible]

Other Illustrations of the Apocalypse

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Die Bibel in Bildern [Picture Bible] von Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. Leipzig: Georg Wigands, 1860. Hathi Digital Trust Library online version of a copy in the Getty Library. Web. 30 June 2016.

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