The birth of Christ; in the background, shepherds are hailed by an angel. Engraving.

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Mary is thrice crowned; she wears an elaborate dress. The shepherd on the right appears to be carrying a bagpipe of some sort

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1 print : line engraving with etching ; image 36.5 x 26.8 cm


L'emintmo sig. card. Angelo Maria Querini Vescovo di Brescia concede cento giorni d'indulgenza in tutti quei giorni che diranno avanti di questa immagine tre ave maria. Appo... eppe... Filippini q.a Antonio The lettering spells out an offer of a hundred days indulgence for three Ave Marias said in front of this picture The lettering on the banner held by the angel reads: "Gloria in eccelsis deo in tera pax hominibus Bona Volon"


Wellcome Collection 21812i



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