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Administering the sacrament

Imagining Childhood

Erika Langmuir

(Yale, £30 (0-300-10131-7)

Church Times Bookshop £27

Emma Brownlow’s The Christening (1863) shows baptism taking place in the chapel of Coram’s Foundling Hospital in London. The babies are carried in by older foundling girls, and their sponsors are the adults on the right. From the book, whose thesis is that no historical period has a monopoly ...

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