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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case GG, Shelf 235

Holy Card

1937 (issued)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Rectangular holy card (portrait format) with decorative die-cut edge. Front: colour printed illustration of Saint Martin de Porres, lettered within the image: SAN MARTIN DE PORRES / PADRE DE LOS POBRES Y ENFERMOS / ROGAD POR NOSTROS. Back: lettered: RECUERDO / DEL / TRIDUO / EN HONOR DEL / BEATO FRAY MARTIN DE PORRES / EN LA / IGLESIA DE SANTO DOMINGO / commemorando el Centenario / de su Beatificación / 1837 - 1937 / TRUJILLO 8 DE AGOSTO, printed in blue.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lithography and die-cut card
Brief Description
Saint Martin de Porres, holy card, Peru, 20th century.
Physical Description
Rectangular holy card (portrait format) with decorative die-cut edge. Front: colour printed illustration of Saint Martin de Porres, lettered within the image: SAN MARTIN DE PORRES / PADRE DE LOS POBRES Y ENFERMOS / ROGAD POR NOSTROS. Back: lettered: RECUERDO / DEL / TRIDUO / EN HONOR DEL / BEATO FRAY MARTIN DE PORRES / EN LA / IGLESIA DE SANTO DOMINGO / commemorando el Centenario / de su Beatificación / 1837 - 1937 / TRUJILLO 8 DE AGOSTO, printed in blue.
Dimensions
  • Height: 11.8cm
  • Width: 6.1cm
Content description
Saint Martin de Porres
Credit line
Given by Tim Travis in memory of Leslie Travis
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
E.1142-2012

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record createdSeptember 6, 2013
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