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Sanctuary to Oropa

Sanctuary to Oropa

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A travel poster for the Sanctuary of Oropa. The Sancuarty of Oropa is a group of Roman Catholic buildings in Biella, Italy. According to legend, a black wooden statue of the Virgin Mary carved by St. Luke in the 4th c. was brought to Oropa by St. Eusebius of Vercelli from Jersusalem.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Poster
place made
Italy: Piedmont, Biella
associated place
Italy: Piedmont, Biella
Measurements
overall: 40 in x 27 1/2 in; 101.6 cm x 69.85 cm
ID Number
ZZ.RSN82606Y03
subject
Travel
Tourist Trade
Tourism
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Princeton Posters
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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