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[Baptistry Painting in Elkhart, Kansas]

Description: A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting created by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Elkhart, Kansas installed in the church building with curtains, the pulpit, and the communion table.
Date: October 1952
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting in Elkhart, Kansas #2]

Description: A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ at Elkhart, Kansas. Painting depicts wide body of water, trees, mountains, clouds.
Date: October 1952
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Interpretation for Elkhart, Kansas Church]

Description: Handwritten essay by Perry entitled "Interpretation of Baptistry painting at Elkhart, Kansas." Essay describes scene along the Jordan River, Mt. Hernon, and Mt. Lebanon that inspired this painting. Elements and symbols mentioned include willow trees, eucalyptus, pines, cedar, sun beam cross, light, cloud shaped dove, water, rock, stone, sheep. Manuscript contains numerous edits.
Date: October 1952
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Elkhart, Kansas Church of Christ Bulletin]

Description: Bulletin from the Church of Christ at Elkhart, Kansas commemorating its new building, complete with a baptistry painting by Blanche Perry. Pamphlet contains a sketch of the building exterior with a detailed history of the founding of the church. A photograph of Perry at work on the painting is printed here. Also contains a history of Perry's life and painting ministry with details on how she came to paint for the Elkhart congregation.
Date: February 1, 1953
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library