Grotto at Lourdes

Title

Grotto at Lourdes

Subject

Novelty

Description

Novelty depicts the Grotto at Lourdes. The ceramic is cut into a jagged half circle to replicate a cave. The back of the cave has a silver alter with a crucifix on it, toward the front on the top right is an image of the Saint Lourdes. The front of the novelty has a gold color fence to protect the shrine. To the left is a small kneeling figure, by the fence. On both sides of the cave are silver paint columns. The cave is colored gray and brown.

Creator

Tabatha Butler Photographer

Source

1949.3.51

Publisher

Idaho State Historical Society

Date

Circa 1949

Contributor

Idaho State Historical Society

Rights

Idaho State Historical Society

Relation

Still image of novelty in Merci Train collection

Format

Height: 4” Width: 2” Length: 5.25”

Language

French

Type

Still image

Identifier

1949.3.51

Coverage

Idaho State Historical Museum's Storage

Files

1949.3.51.JPG
Date Added
December 14, 2011
Collection
Idaho Merci Train Collection
Item Type
Still Image
Citation
Tabatha Butler Photographer, “Grotto at Lourdes,” Idaho Merci Train, accessed June 30, 2022, https://idahomercitrain.omeka.net/items/show/16.