Shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes

Shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes
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Title: Shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes

Caption: "A young girl [back to camera, wearing winter coat and hat] on her way home from high school stops a moment to pray at the outside shrine [in grotto] to our Lady of Lourdes at Fort Hamilton Parkway and 40th St. on the grounds of St. Catherine of Alexandria's Church. The shrine will be dedicated Dec. 3 by Mons. Fulton J. Sheen;" presumably the girl is a student at the Church's school.

Date: 1939
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Borough Park (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
On verso: date inscribed: Nov. 19/39.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Schools
Subject: Prayer
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library
ID: SCHL 0252