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BIBLE
[Ceremonial Artifact]


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Accession Number: 1979.39.0

Entitled: Holy Bible

Physical Description: Large family bible with padded brown leather covers with decorative linear embossing. .1a) Brown leather, padded cover with gold embossed inscription on front and side. Gold foredge over red underlayer. Gold floral motif borders inside edge of covers. Dark blue cover lining. 1337 pages with full color maps and lithographs of biblical scenes. Page 1026 contains a color lithographed alcohol abstinence pledge. .1b) Rectangular piece of printed paper; contents page. .1c) Rectangular piece of printed paper; contents page. .1d) Rectangular piece of printed paper; the Psalms pg. 673-674. .13-.1g) Rectangular piece of printed paper; the Psalms. .1h) Rectangular piece of printed paper; the Psalms. .2) Wine colored, moiré silk grosgrain ribbon with unfinished straight ends.

Date: 1892

Dimensions (in cm): .1a) Bible - H: 12 1/2"; W: 10 1/2"; D: 5" .1b-h) pages - H: 11 1/2"; W: 9 1/2" .2) bookmark - L: 36 1/2"; W: 1 5/8"

Marks/Inscriptions: [.1a-embossed in gold on front cover] HOLY BIBLE || [embossed in gold on binding] PRONOUNCING / PARALLEL BIBLE || [printed on title page] PRESENTED / TO: / THE THIRD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH TOPEKA / BY: / IN MEMORY OF MARY M. BROSAMER / BY DAUGHTER 1947 / CATHERINE BROSAMER BRIAR ||

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Use, Place of: Shawnee County (Kan.)
    Use, Place of: Topeka (Kan.)
    Business / Organization: Third Presbyterian Church (Topeka, Kan.)
    Individual: Briar, Catherine Brosamer, 1900-
    Individual: Brosamer, Mary M., 1876-
    Individual: Brosamer, Mary M., 1876-1947

Creators and Contributors

    National Publishing Company

Status: Cataloged

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