BELLEGUARDO. Good Friday custom. Vote Christ representative-cross hung neck 1900
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BELLEGUARDO. Good Friday custom. Vote Christ representative-cross hung neck 1900

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CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'A Good Friday Custom, Belleguardo - The Inhabitants of this district choose by ballot a man to represent Christ, He has to remain throughout Good Friday standing erect on an altar with a large cross hung from his neck Candles are placed near the altar, and the people come to render him homage. They kneel before him chanting mournful hymns and throw coins into the large vessels placed in front of him. He distributes the collection among the stick and poor, whom he visits on Easter day'

DATE PRINTED: 1900    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 14.0 x 21.0cm, 5.5 x 8.25 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique photographic book illustration

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this print than that which is offered for sale. The print you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There are images and/or text printed on the reverse side of the picture. In some cases this may be visible on the picture itself (please check the scan prior to your purchase) or around the margin of the picture

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Unsigned

PROVENANCE: "Customs of the World"; Edited by Walter Hutchinson, With an introduction by A.C. Haddon, Published by Hutchinson & Co., London



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