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Grotto of Lourdes at Spring Hill College. Spring Hill college is a Roman Catholic institution, founded by the Jesuits in 1830. It is surrounded by extensive grounds and beautiful, picturesque woods; in the centre of a large pine forest is the Grotto of Lourdes, a statue of "Our Lady of Lourdes" set in an irregular cut stone cave. (Lourdes is a town in France, famous for the grotto in the rocks where miracles were reported to have been performed.)

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by Raphael Tuck & Sons in in London and New York.

Condition

Used

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Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United State–Alabama–Mobile County–Mobile

Publisher

Raphael Tuck & Sons

Publisher Series

2605

Date Issued

1866-1960s

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

American Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Alabama-33

Date Digitized

2014-04-04

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\SDCW Postcard Collection\United States\Alabama-33A

Image File Size

702 KB

Copyright

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Keywords

Mobile (Ala.), Spring Hill College, Colleges & universities, Shrines

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