Brasses, Memorial

Brasses, Memorial
Brasses, Memorial
Earliest existing dated examples are of the thirteenth century

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  • Monumental brass — is a species of engraved sepulchral memorial which in the early part of the 13th century began to partially take the place of three dimensional monuments and effigies carved in stone or wood. Made of hard latten or sheet brass, let into the… …   Wikipedia

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