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The adoration of the magi; with inscription of prayer against disease. Engraving on red silk.


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Credit: The adoration of the magi; with inscription of prayer against disease. Engraving on red silk. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Description

Intended to be sewn on to clothing. A similar print of the magi, also on red silk, is illustrated in M. Beer and U. Rehm, Das kleine Andachtsbild, Hildesheim 2004, pp. 10-11. "Attigit reliquias" means that the cloth had touched the reliquary containing the bodies or heads of the magi in Cologne cathedral

Lettering

H.H. Caspar Melchior Balthasar bittet das Gott uns beteen von fieber fallende Kranckheit und anderen ubelen zu seiner Hochstenglorÿ. Attigit reliquias

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, on red silk ; image 13.3 x 8.2 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22200i

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  • German


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