image © Dorset County Museum | Licence: All Rights Reserved
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A shrine to the Virgin Mary in the Foret de St.Germain

Date

11th September 1856

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Description

Mounted on page 13 of H.J. Moule "In France 1856". Crossroads in forest with wheeltracks on road in foreground. There is a large tree (shrine) in the centre with about eighteen little plaques giving thanks to the Virgin Mary. In front of the shrine is a kneeling woman. Inscriptions: [on image bottom left] "Sept 11.12" / [on mount bottom left] "Notre Dame de bon Secours. Forest of St.Germain" / [on mount bottom right] "Sketch".

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Location

Forêt de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

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