Three mosaic panels, each depicting an Old Testament type (or prefiguration) of Christ — left to right: (a) Moses bringing the Ten Commandments, the moral law, to the israelites, (b) The brazen serpent, and (c) Moses striking the rock. Chapel, Keble College, Oxford, designed by William Butterfield.

Enlarged images of each panel and related material

Photograph, formatting, and text by George P. Landow. [You may use these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]


Thompson, Paul. William Butterfield, Victorian Architect. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1971.

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