Antique German Holy Souvenir Prayer Card - "Andenken an Kevelaer"
This enchanting Antique German Holy Souvenir Card titled "Andenken an Kevelaer" dates back to the late 19th century, providing a unique glimpse into the rich spiritual culture and tradition of the period.
The title "Andenken an Kevelaer", translating to "Souvenir from Kevelaer", references one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in Northwestern Europe, making this card a special memento of faith and devotion.
The card is adorned with a beautifully detailed lithograph print showcasing a group of angels congregated around a queen holding a baby, an emblematic representation of divine guardianship and maternal care. Below this celestial gathering, there's a charming illustration of a small village, likely Kevelaer itself.
Complementing the central images is an intricate lace design, adding an air of elegance to the card.
Condition: Great condition for its age. Staining to the card and general wear can be found.
Dimensions: 3.75" x 2.25"