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Medallion - S. Antonius De Padua, Blue Plastic, Framed, circa 1930s Reg. No: SH 940586
- Framed medallion belonging to Mrs Anna Anchesci, an Italian Migrant. St. Anthony of Padua is a very popular saint. He was renowned for his preaching and for working many miracles during his lifetime which earned him the title of 'wonder-worker'. St Anthony is the patron of lost articles, Portugal, and harvests. His feast is June 13. He is usually depicted bearing the Child Jesus in his arms and holding a lily.
- Large circular medallion, in blue plastic, with a gold painted rim. The medallion depicts St Anthony, with halo holding a child Jesus and kissing his head. The white plastic frame which holds the medallion in place, is in the shape of a wreath of lilies in a basket.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Anna Anchesci, 1994
|Dimensions:||25 mm (Height), 175 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||italian communities, italian immigration, religions, religious artifacts|
|Themes this item is part of:||Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Migration Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Brought Goods|
|Tertiary Classification:||devotional objects|
|Inscriptions:||Text: S. ANTONIUS DE PADUA.|
|Person Depicted:||Saint Anthony, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s|
|User:||Mrs Anna Anchesci, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s|