scene of St. John the Baptist standing in front of tree, preaching to crowd; two women seated at LRC, one feeding baby; seated woman holding two children at LLC; medieval clothing; western architecture at top half of image with seven small groups of people, possibly in military formation; eight Chinese characters throughout image

Saint John the Baptist Preaching, plate from Giulio Aleni's "Tianzhu jiangsheng zhuxiang jingjie" (An Illustrated History of the Lord of Heaven Who Became Incarnate in the Flesh), Jinjiang Church, Fujian Province, China, 1637

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Saint John the Baptist Preaching, plate from Giulio Aleni's "Tianzhu jiangsheng zhuxiang jingjie" (An Illustrated History of the Lord of Heaven Who Became Incarnate in the Flesh), Jinjiang Church, Fujian Province, China
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P.10,515
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scene of St. John the Baptist standing in front of tree, preaching to crowd; two women seated at LRC, one feeding baby; seated woman holding two children at LLC; medieval clothing; western architecture at top half of image with seven small groups of people, possibly in military formation; eight Chinese characters throughout image