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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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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

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1 drawing : pen and ink

Lettering

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22761i

Lettering note

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

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