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saint augustine mosaic

St Augustine mosaic

 

Saint Augustine mosaic in Canterbury

St Augustine arrived on his Christian mission to England in 597 AD. This mosaic was installed in 1997 to commemorate the 1400th anniversary of this event. It is in St Thomas' Catholic Church in Burgate.

 

St Augustine mosaic

mosaic fan background

 

The background to the figure is a fan pattern, peppered with three additional shades.

mosaic feet

 

other mosaics in Canterbury

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