This illustration shows the baptismal font at Keysoe, c. 1200.

Baptismal Font at Keysoe

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Keysoe, c. 1200.

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Smithfield, London, England.

Baptismal Font at Smithfield

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Smithfield, London, England.

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Wistanstow in England.

Baptismal Font at Wistanstow

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Wistanstow in England.

"A Font is the vessel which contains the water for the purpose of baptism. Fonts were required to be covered and locked; originally their covers were simply flat, movable lids, but they were subsequently very highly ornamented."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Baptismal Font

"A Font is the vessel which contains the water for the purpose of baptism. Fonts were required to be…

The baptismal font is used to baptize children an adults. It is a type of church furniture in a circular shape with a pedestal base.

Baptismal Font

The baptismal font is used to baptize children an adults. It is a type of church furniture in a circular…