18th December – “Gates of Horn and Gates of Ivory”

December 17, 2011

Opening at The Vicarage, 33 Park Vista, SE10 9LZ at 4pm

In the ancient world it was thought that there were two gates of sleep: the one of horn, the other made of ivory. False dreams come through the gates of ivory, true dreams through that of horn. For the dreamers it may be hard to distinguish them. The window depicts the gates with their dreams issuing forth: the trusty and true and the deceitful distortions, while Hypnos, the god of sleep presides over them both.

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