Bracket for baptismal basin

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from Inveresk, Midlothian

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Bracket for baptismal basin

This wrought iron bracket for a baptismal basin comes from Inveresk in Midlothian. It dates from the 18th century.

Wrought-iron bracket for a baptismal basin, from Inveresk

In the Presbyterian Church, baptism is one of the two sacraments conferring membership of the church on the subject. The other is communion. Both sacraments are carried out in the face of the congregation.

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Online ID: 000-100-000-408-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.KJ 43
Date: 18th century
Material: Wrought-iron
Dimensions: 360 mm H x 20 mm W x 235 mm Dia
What: Bracket, basin, baptismal
Subject: Ecclesiastical, miscellaneous, vestments (NMAS Classification)
Where: Scotland, Midlothian, Inveresk
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