Installing 'Adoration of the Magi' by Rubens

Workmen holding the Rubens painting     Workmen holding the Rubens painting
 
Workmen holding the Rubens painting     Workmen holding the Rubens painting
Photographs by Edward Leigh showing the placement of the 'Adoration of the Magi' by Sir Peter Paul Rubens in the east end of the Chapel, 1968. By kind permission of John Leigh.

Seven years after Major Allnatt presented Rubens' masterpiece to the College, alterations to the East end of the Chapel were complete, and the canvas was ready to be re-framed and hoisted into position. The College Archives hold a range of records relating to the installation of the 'Adoration of the Magi', including Domus Bursar's files relating to alterations to Chapel fabric and furnishings, 1963-69, and the Deed of Gift from Major Allnatt to the College, 21 November 1961.

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