This is an original 1934 halftone print of multiple people on stretchers in Lourdes, France. In 1858, a young girl named Bernadette Soubirous saw a woman who called herself 'the Immaculate Conception,' who was believed to be the Virgin Mary. Since then, hundreds of people visit the city for healing, and religious purposes. Photography by Gerlach.
This 77+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 6.25 inches; 23 x 16 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Saint, Religion, Catholic, Catholicism, Religious, Sanctuary