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   Church Weekly (Newspaper) - May 14, 1897, London, Middlesex                                Vol. II. No. 20.     ^registered aT]    FKIDAY,  MAY 14th, r    as a ; 1 L newspaper. J ONE PENNY. QUEEN'S PLATE JUBILEE PRESENT. NOTICE TO THE J* Every reader of.." The Church Weekly " should send at once for our SPECIAL* UNIQUE JUBILEE PRESENT T Plate, 2. An Imitation Terra-Cotta Plate, with beautiful recent portrait of Her Majesty the Queen in the centre. Price 6fd, each; post free for 9d. Two for Is. 4d. ONLY LIMITED NUMBER MADE.   Donors of Special Jubilee Presents to children and others will find "The Queen's Plate" a lasting and most acceptable , Memento of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Year.    I3*   1 nc "uly Tiuil,y. SUBSCRIBERS OF THE "CHURCH WEEKLY. A Gift of Six Beautiful Engravings for our Readers. Published Prloe, �7 7s. Arrangements have been made with the NATIONAL ART SOCIETY, of io, Lancaster Place, Strand, London, W.C., to publish Two more Series of Engravings-One Series of MURILLO'S WORKS, and Qne Series of Sir EDWIN LANDSEER'S-and to present them to Sub-scribers of " The Church Weekly" at the low price of 2s. 6d. each, or 08. for any three, to coyer the cost of copyright charges, packjing, case, carriage, and other expenses. F^aST-   SERIES, i. 'LA VIERGE AU ROSAIRE.' to   be   had  only   at 248, TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD, LONDON, W. Jubilee Songs .  for Children. After MURILLO. ______ %kiiriHo This beautiful conception of Murillo represents the Virgin and Child. . ported by. Angels. The original painting is in the Dulwich Gallery, and the engraving v/aj executed by ROBERT GRAVES, A.R.A.   Published at One Guinea. 'THE GOOD SHEPHERD.' Murillo The touching simplicity of this great work and the homely and yet sacred nature of the feelings to which it appeals, appear almost to rendur any description unnecessary. In the foreground the Saviour, clad in the simple garb of a shepherd, is seen leading back to the distant fold those that have strayed. His right hand, conferring strength and hope by its gentle touch, re.its for a moment on the head of one of the fljck, while on the left another lies worn out, but lifting towards the VIaster an appealing, trustful gaze. The beautiful, boylike face of the Saviour Shrpherd is turned towards heaven, and the light on that face is marvellous indeed. It is well known that Murillo made it one of the great studies of his life to fix on canvas beautiful boy-faces, copying them at first with the accuracy peculiar to his school from the types seen in the market-places of his native land of Spain. Public and private galleries have ifrany of these, but the face of the Boy-shepherd with its heavenly expression, yet tender human grace is unsurpassed. The engraving is by the late ROBERT GRAVES, A.R.A , and the *tyle is all that could be desired. The original picture is in the possession of Baron Mayer do Rothschild, MP.  Published at One Guinea. Murillo This magnificent picture is one of the chef d'aeuvves of our National Gallery, and must be well known to most of our readers. The youthful Saviour, with the Virgin seated on the right, and Joseph kneeling on the left, is represented standing on the base of aruined Column; the Holy bpirit is descending upon Him from above, where the Father is* supported by Angels.  This fine engraving is by A. 13RID0UX.   Published at Two Guineas. SECOND   SERIES. 4. ''HIGH LIFE/ After LANDSEER. Landseer J^!ijea,l\tiful,Pi?turei3 we]1.know".to all lovers of art.    It represents a staghound I. 2. f4. " Queen and Mother." " Three Cheers for the Queen." (FOR BOYS). "Queen and Country is our theme. (FOR BOYS' BRIGADES). "When I'm a Queen." Each Song printed separately, 3d. 4 -    -    ----- ---     -* J -       ----'O-------- surrounded by all the accessories of his class. The original painting is in the National Gallery, and was engraved by C. C. HOLYER.   Published at One Guinea. 5..  LOW LIFE/ Landseer Represents a bull-dog, and is an admirable companion picture to No. 4. The painting is also in our National Gallery, and has been beautifully engraved by C. C. HQLYER. Published at One Guinea, 6. * DIGNITY and IMPUDENCE/ Landseer Dignity is represented by an old bloodhound of the Duke of Grafton's breed, known by the name of ' Grafton,' and a Utile Scotch terrier represents Impudence. Both are looking out of the samu kennel. The original picture, which was bequeathed by Mr. Joseph Bell in 1859 to tlie National Gallery, was exhibited at the British Institution in 1830. The engraving is by GEORGE ZOBEL.   Published at One Guinea. N.D.-All these worhs are 35 inches by 22 inches, except No. 3, which is 35 inches by 24 inches. These Magnificent Engravings will be sent to all readers of the Church Weekly who cut out the Coupon found below and forward it with 10s. Postal Order to the National Art Society, 10, Lancaster Place, Strand, London, W.C., as soon as possible ; any three for 8a. ; or any Single Engraving will be sent for 28. 6d.; to cover the cost of copyright charges, packing, case, and other expenses.   No Copy will be sent without the Coupon. Applications must be made immediately to the National Art Society. Some few days may elapse before orders can be executed, but all orders will be attended to in rotation as received. It is particularly advisable in this case to make application at once, as the hrst copies of these works will be found to be of exceptional value. " THE CHURCH WEEKLY" VOUCHER for One Copy of each of the following: B Murillo Seiies. Landseer Series. Words only, Id.    In packets of 100, 6s. Words and* Music complete with Tonic Sol-fa and Staff Notation, Is. i.-LA VIERGE AU ROSA I RE. 2.-THE GOOD SHEPHERD. 3.-THE HOLY FAMILY. 4.-HIGH LIFE. 5.-LOW LIFE. 6.-DIGNITY AND IMPUDENCE. PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON, E.C. Please strike out the Titles oi those not required. The above Coupon is printed in redemption of the promise to readers that they Bhall have the eariiestopportunity of securing the first impressions of these beautiful prints. The Engravings will be sent securely packed in STOUT CASES, and they will arrive in perfect order for framing.   Readers may, if they live in London, call for the Engravings.   

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