Statue of St Tugean, 18th or 19th century.

Image number: 10284972

Statue of St Tugean, 18th or 19th century.

This wooden statue of St Tugean was probably made in France. Saint Tugean was one of a large number of saints who are honoured in Brittany, but about whom very little is known. In particular, this saint is invoked as a protection against rabies.

Image number:
10284972
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
21 September 2006 12:29
Image rights:
Science Museum