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La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre memorial
Guide to the Bryant Slides Collection, 1940-1981 ( Guide to the Collection )
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 Material Information
Title: La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre memorial
Uniform Title: The Bryant Slides Collection
The Bryant Slides Collection, Cuba
Physical Description: 35 mm
Creator: Unknown ( Photographer )
Publication Date: circa 1950-1960
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Caridad del Cobre, Virgen de la -- Cuba
Our Lady of Charity -- Cuba
Cuba -- Religious life and Customs
Flowers -- Cuba
Genre: Transparencies
Spatial Coverage: Cuba -- Caribbean region
 Notes
General Note: The slides were taken on collecting trips sponsored by the William L. Bryant Foundation, where books, music and art indigenous to the regions were gathered. The are organized by geographical location.
General Note: A rural memorial to Our Lady of Charity of Cobre, Cuba's patron saint. The picture shows several children leaving flowers to the saint, which is believed to bring prosperity. La Virgen is a focus of popular devotion in Cuba, not just for Catholics but also for followers of Santería as well as even those who are not otherwise religious. The beloved Virgin of Charity was declared the patron saint of Cuba by the pope in 1916.
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Central Florida Libraries ( SOBEK page | external link )
Holding Location: University of Central Florida ( SOBEK page | external link )
Rights Management: All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, FL 32816 phone (407) 823-2576, email: speccoll@mail.ucf.edu
Resource Identifier: CFM1972_01a
Sheet 28: 4
System ID: CA01200443:00001

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