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Title Bookmark- signed by Pope John II from 1969
Date 1969
Object Name Bookmark
Catalog Number 1982.18.1
Scope & Content Made of Paper/Ink. Framed with a pink/red border is a picture of the Virgin Mary with baby Jesus. The background is a dark blue. Mary's gown is dark green with gold and the depiction of Jesus is in red trimmed with gold and he carries a small black book. There is a white ring halo surrounding their heads. Both are light brown skinned. At the bottom written in black is : "REGINA POLONIAE" on a white background. Signature of Pope John the second on the bookmark presented to W.E. Allen in 1969 during his visit to Woodstock as metropolitain of Krakow, Poland. At this time he was a Cardinal, he did not become Pope until October 16, 1978.
Year Range from 1969
Year Range to 1969
Extent of Description 11.5 x 7 cm.