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May Crowning

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Item Description

Title: May Crowning

Photographer

  • McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

Source Document

Extent: 1 image

Description

1948/1949 photo of a young girl placing a crown on a statue of the Virgin Mary as part of May Crowning, a traditional Roman Catholic ritual that occurs in the month of May whereby an image or likeness of the Blessed Virgin is ceremonially crowned recognizing her as Queen of Heaven and the Mother of God. This may be Mother's Day.

Genre(s): photographs, black-and-white photographs

Subject/topic

Note [Digital Version]

2009-04-22, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: still image

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Permanent Link:

http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/mcalB10F31i04

Preferred citation

May Crowning, Louis L. McAllister Photographs, Box B10, Folder 31, Item 04, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/mcalB10F31i04 (accessed April 16, 2014)

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