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"Torrens Divinae Gratiae" etc. Phoca Marinus in Coat of Arms

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: intaglio
Maker: Glaw, R. P. Joanne ; Zimmer, F. Joannes; Koll, F. Joannes
Place made: Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, Cologne
Date made: 1690
Materials: laid paper; ink
Measurements: 36 in x 21 3/4 in
Nomenclature: broadsides (notices)
Classification: religion

A broadside that announces a public examination in theology sponsored by Dom Joannis Forsbach Agrippinatis on the fifteen channels of divine grace. The lower half of the broadside has fifteen paragraphs that perhaps elaborate on the "fifteen channels." The center illustration has a coat of arms with a fleur de lis and a phoca marinus. Presumably in top stands the Virgin Mary and the Christ child.


AF-DX-2292A