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Accession number 1998.008
Catalog Number 1998.008.0121
Object Name Card, Prayer
Year Range from 1917.0
Year Range to 1917.0
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 is an illustration of Jesus with a cross and flag. Printed below the image are a Bible quote and maker's marks.
People Hentges, J. Nicholas
Search Terms Prayer card
Marystown
Funeral
Prayer
German