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Saint Nicolas

Saint Nicholas

(4th century)
Bishop of Myra, patron saint of sailors, merchants, archers, repentant thieves, prostitutes, children, brewers, pawnbrokers, and students
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
1961

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Description

Statue of St. Nicholas with at his feet three children in a barrel, placed in a niche in the side wall of the church.

Inscription(s)

ST. NICOLAS
Under the niche:

in memoriam p. nicolai bergh s.c.j
evangelii in terra africana
fortis pręconis
+ mcmlxi

Signed: L'.... / 1954 (? on the side)

Sculptor

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Location (N 49°56'2" - E 6°12'29")

Item Code: lu065; Photograph: 18 June 2011
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