The Honan Chapel - Gallery Collection

Image TitleHonan Chapel: detail of the Tabernacle
DescriptionThis image shows the inside of the Tabernacle lined with cloth of gold. The tabernacle contains the sacred vessels used in the liturgy. The enamel front of the Tabenacle was made by Oswald Reeves, the leading enamelist in Ireland in 1916. The iconography relates to the Trinity and the Adoration of the Lamb as recalled in the Book of Revelation. This item has been examined by Virginia Teehan & Elizabeth Wincott Heckett in The Honan Chapel: A Golden Vision published by Cork University Press in 2004.
ContributorOswald Reeves, Dublin
Contribution Year1916
PhotographerJames Cronin
CopyrightJames Cronin and the Honan Trust
Date of Photograph2006