Holy Cards

 

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Creation Date

approximately 1900

Work Type

devotional pictures

Location

Germany

Description

Saint Florianus, better known as Saint Florian, dressed in the attire of a Roman soldier, pours water from a pitcher onto a small burning structure. Saint Florian is the patron saint of firefighters, and his protection is often invoked against fires. The back of the card has a handwritten inscription. This card was printed by a German publisher in the early twentieth century.

Transcription

St. Florianus. (front) From Sr. M. Floriana. 8th grade. St. Joseph's School. Josephine Nesser. (back)

Collection

U.S. Catholic Special Collection

Repository ID

CSC.000-104

Permission Statement

U.S. and international copyright laws protect this digital resource. Commercial use or distribution of the resource is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder. Please contact Roesch Library at the University of Dayton to inquire concerning available permission to use the digital image.

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