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Holy Picture - Jesus, Framed, post 1920 Image Reg. No: SH 940603

Summary:
Framed Holy picture of Jesus, 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 of Jesus in a wooden frame. One hand is raised in benediction, the wounds from the crucifixion can be seen and his heart is surrounded by a crown of thorns.
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, religions roman catholic, brought goods, paintings, domestic life
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, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, post 1920

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