Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Art
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection contains thirty-six linear feet of Martin's personal Catholic image and art research collections. Primary subjects represented in the collection include Catholic art history, the Blessed Virgin Mary, events in the life of Jesus, and Catholic saints. Materials include holy cards, clippings, pamphlets, photographs, handwritten notes, and ephemera. The collection primarily documents Martin's research interest in Catholic art history (generally classical art depicting Mary, Madonna...
Dates: circa 1850-1966; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1940
Collection — Box 1
Abstract This collection contains the original black and white, large scale (14.5" x 22.5") illustrations for the comic book, Behold the Handmaid: The Story of Our Blessed Mother, published by Pflaum Publishing in 1954.
Abstract The Christine Mathieu Marian holy card collection contains approximately 1,700 Catholic holy cards, primarily depicting the Blessed Virgin Mary. The collection includes French Marian holy cards from circa 1853 through 2001. Holy cards in the collection document Marian devotional themes, iconography, titles, pilgrimage sites, and prayers.
Dates: circa 1853-2001; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1950
Abstract This collection contains greeting cards, postcards, commemorative cards, clippings, pamphlets, and other printed ephemera depicting the Blessed Virgin Mary, Maddonna and Child, the life of Jesus and Mary, and other religious themes in the style of Byzantine and Eastern Orthodox art.
Dates: circa 1950-circa 2011
Abstract This collection includes postcards, photographs, holy cards, and clippings depicting Marian shrines, paintings, statues, and other Catholic artwork. The collection primarily covers Marian art in western Europe during the second half of the 20th century.
Dates: circa 1934-2000
Abstract This collection contains photographs documenting Marian artwork, awards, books, churches and shrines, educational programs, events, groups, individuals, libraries and museums, organizations, and religious objects. The collection is international in scope and materials date from circa 1920 through circa 1990.
Dates: circa 1920-circa 1990
Abstract The Marian postcard collection contains approximately 41,000 photographic and picture postcards (as of 2019) documenting: Marian shrines around the world, Marian artwork, and Marian themes. The shrine postcards include images of shrine statues and art works; interiors and exteriors of structures including churches, basilicas, sanctuaries, and grottos; pilgrimages and celebrations at shrines; and other images related to Catholic shrines and churches in over 70 countries. The countries that are...
Dates: circa 1900-present; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000
Abstract This collection contains Catholic and Marian printed ephemera including postcards, Christmas cards, greeting cards, photographs, souvenirs, brochures, pamphlets, marketing materials, and clippings. The images date from circa 1850 through 2011 and depict the Blessed Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child, events in the life of Jesus and Mary, Marian shrines, and Marian titles. In some cases, the images include text such as a prayer or advertisement. The materials in this collection primarily date from...
Item — Box 1
Abstract A travel diary from 22 year old Mary Elizabeth Williams as she traveled throughout Europe, spending considering time in Germany. Ms. Williams writes about her experiences visiting historic architecture, museums, churches, and operas. There is also Ms. William's commentary on Mass and specific Marian artwork, some of which was later destroyed during World War II.
Dates: 1930 - 1932
Abstract This collection contains the research materials and manuscripts of French author and art historian, Maurice Vloberg (1885-1967). The materials primarily document Vloberg's research and writing on the topic of Marian iconography throughout history.
Dates: 1916-1961 inclusive, circa 1930-1961 bulk; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1961
Abstract An original eighteenth century woodblock that was used to create devotional prints of Notre Dame de Bon Encontre. The woodblock is accompanied by a modern print created using the original block.
Abstract: Devotional materials printed by Reproducta Company in Italy and the United States.