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    • Megan Louise

      Saint Bride (1913) by John Duncan via National Galleries of Scotland. According to the legend of the Irish Saint Bride she was transported miraculously to Bethlehem to attend the nativity of Christ. Here two angels carry the white robed saint across the sea. The seascape reflects Duncan's fascination with the Outer Hebrides and the Isle of Iona.

    • Mary Ward-Tix

      National Gallery of Scotland-by John Duncan "St Bride" The story is that Bride/Bridget was taken by the angels to the nativity to serve as a handmaiden to Mary. There is another legend which says that when Jesus was born it was actually twins. The first child was a girl and God knew that a girl would never be able to do all S/He hoped so the girl was spirited away by the angels to begin the Celtic Church, where women were respect

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    • Carl McColman

      John Duncan's gorgeous painting of the angels carrying St. Bride (Brigit) across the ocean (and back through time!) from her home in Ireland to be the Christ's foster mother and wet nurse.

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