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Accession number 1998.008
Catalog Number 1998.008.0067
Object Name Card, Prayer
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1917
Made Benziger Brothers
Place of Origin Switzerland
Description Funeral prayer card for J. Nicholas Hentges of Marystown. The piece is cardstock printed in black. Seen on one side are the text "Jesus! Maria! Joseph!" with an illustration showing an intertwined cross and crown. Text below the illustration is printed in German. It notes that Hentges was born in Bollmerath, Regierungs-Beziert Trier, Germany on July 17, 1841, he came to the United States in 1853, and he died at Marystown on August 8, 1917. A black border is printed around the edges of this side. Printed on the opposite side are an illustration of Mary with a cross in heart mourning a dead Jesus resting on her lap with a quote from Lamentations. Maker's information is printed along the bottom edge.
People Hentges, J. Nicholas
Search Terms Prayer card
Marystown
Funeral
Prayer
German