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Holy Picture - Mary, Framed, Post 1920 Image Reg. No: SH 940604

Summary:
Holy picture of the Virgin Mary, used by Italian migrant Mrs Rosemary Del Monaco. It demonstrates the importance of religion in the lives of many Italian migrants. The majority of Italian Immigrants to Australia identify themselves as Roman Catholic as do many second generation Italian immigrants.
Description:
Oval picture in wooden frame of the Virgin Mary. She is dressed in red and blue with her head covered, her heart is surrounded by a floral wreath.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Rosemary Del Monaco, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 64.00 cm (Height), 6.00 cm (Width), 46.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: italian communities, italian immigration, religious artifacts, religions roman catholic, art, devotional objects
Themes this item is part of: Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: devotional objects
User: Mrs Rosemary Del Monaco, Victoria, Australia, Post 1920

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