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Accession number 1998.008
Catalog Number 1998.008.0097
Object Name Card, Prayer
Year Range from 1921.0
Year Range to 1921.0
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Funeral prayer card for Elisabeth Ruppert of Jordan. The piece is white cardstock printed in black. Seen on one side are an oval shaped black and white image of Ruppert with the text "Jesus - Mary - Joseph/In pious remembrance of the deceased/Elisabeth Ruppert/Born at Jordan, Minn., April 11th, 1897, died at the family home at Richmond on Jan, 3, 1921". Below the dates is a short poem asking for blessings on Ruppert's soul. A black border is printed around the edges of the this side. Printed on the opposite side are an illustration of an angel scribing text on a tomb with the quote "To die, is to pass into a better life, it is returning to God." The illustration has a silver and black border. No maker's marks.
People Ruppert, Elisabeth
Search Terms Prayer card
Jordan
Funeral
Angel
Headstone
Tomb