[Alter and Baptismal Font of Ansgar Church of Danevang]

Description:

Photograph of an alter and baptismal font inside the Ansgar Church of Danevang, Texas. The shaft of the baptismal front has been ornamented with rounded bands and supports a rounded basin. Behind it, a wooden step leads up to an alter flanked by wooden furniture. The alter is composed of a wooden table covered by a tablecloth with an ornamented design trim. Two floral arrangements and two candle-holders are on each side of the tabletoo. A seven-branched candelabrum has been placed directly on the center of the table, which stands before a large framed painting of religious icons engaging with a leaning figure. The painting's frame is topped by a cross. Hand-written text in pencil on the back of the photograph cannot be read with certainty. A black stamp indicates, "Danish Heritage Society P. O. Box 386 Danevang, TX 77432".

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Wharton County
Creation Date: 1908/1945  
Partner(s):
Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
Usage:
Total Uses: 27
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1908/1945
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Wharton County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1908 to 1945
Description:

Photograph of an alter and baptismal font inside the Ansgar Church of Danevang, Texas. The shaft of the baptismal front has been ornamented with rounded bands and supports a rounded basin. Behind it, a wooden step leads up to an alter flanked by wooden furniture. The alter is composed of a wooden table covered by a tablecloth with an ornamented design trim. Two floral arrangements and two candle-holders are on each side of the tabletoo. A seven-branched candelabrum has been placed directly on the center of the table, which stands before a large framed painting of religious icons engaging with a leaning figure. The painting's frame is topped by a cross. Hand-written text in pencil on the back of the photograph cannot be read with certainty. A black stamp indicates, "Danish Heritage Society P. O. Box 386 Danevang, TX 77432".

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 9 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): religious effects | religious symbols | chapels | worship sites | church furniture
Added Title: Danevang Church
Partner:
Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DHPS_2010-086-002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth222919
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image