card - altar

Dublin Core

Title

card - altar

Description

Latin altar card, used for festive occasions, early 20th century. Framed in dark wood with red velvet and metal (silver/pewter) leaf-shaped corner decorations. The Sacred Heart of Jesus is painted in the center, above the Latin version of the beginning of the Gospel according to John the Evangelist. Text at bottom indicates it was printed by Benziger & Co.

Creator

Benziger Brothers

Date

20th century

Format

11.5" x 14.25" (framed)

Type

Religious objects

Identifier

0451b

Files

0451b.jpg

Citation

Benziger Brothers, “card - altar,” Loretto Heritage Center Artifacts, accessed June 21, 2024, https://lorettoheritagecenter.omeka.net/items/show/553.