Winged Creatures

Birds and other winged creatures have come to represent certain aspects of Christian teaching. For example, the dove signifies the Holy Spirit and a dragon is a symbol of the devil.

  • Figure of a dove
  • England, 1700-30
  • Museum no. M.561-1926
 
Winged Creatures
 

Select a sign or symbol

Dove
Dove

Pelican
Pelican

Dragon
Dragon