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Holy Card

1945-1970 (Made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Rectangular (portrait format) holy card with colour printed illustration. Bust portrait in profile of the Virgin Mary as an African woman. Signature within the image (illegible). Lettered below the image "ARAHABA RY MARIA!" (Hail Mary! in Malagasy), "Ave Maria!" and "Religieuses Trinitaires, Madagascar".


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Colour halftone on paper
Brief description
Holy card, Madagascar, 20th century.
Physical description
Rectangular (portrait format) holy card with colour printed illustration. Bust portrait in profile of the Virgin Mary as an African woman. Signature within the image (illegible). Lettered below the image "ARAHABA RY MARIA!" (Hail Mary! in Malagasy), "Ave Maria!" and "Religieuses Trinitaires, Madagascar".
Dimensions
  • Height: 12.2cm
  • Width: 7.7cm
Content description
Bust portrait in profile of the Virgin Mary as an African woman
Credit line
Given by Tim Travis in memory of Leslie Travis
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession number
E.1138-2012

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Record createdSeptember 6, 2013
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