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A lame man being doused in water from a holy spring to procure a miraculous cure, in Sarepta (?), Russia. Pen and ink drawing, 1903.

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22761i
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Description

Possibly a scene in Sarepta, which is apparently the name of the German colony at Krasnoarmeisk (Krasnoarmeysk) on the west bank of the Volga near Volgograd (Tsaritsyn, Stalingrad), which has natural mineral waters

Physical description

1 drawing : pen and ink

Lettering

A "miraculous" healing in the Saint Source in Sarapa.

Lettering note

Pencil inscriptions on verso, including date: "Aug. 29/[19]03"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22761i

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