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The Annunciation, Waltham Abbey

The left hand panel of the reredos in Waltham Abbey Church. This section depicts the Annunciation of the Archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary. Luke's Gospel, chapter 1, verses 26-28: "The angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. And he came to her and said, ‘Greetings, favoured one! The Lord is with you.’"

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Taken on July 10, 2007