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Saturday, January 2nd, 2010
Photo by Janie Southard/The Daily Standard

The papier mache figures made by the Precious Blood sisters back in the 1800s were made of strips of newspaper and held together by a wet wash. The disassembled statue above clearly shows the newspapers used were German. At one time, there were at least two newspaper published locally in German.

Related online story:
MARIA STEIN - Many of the statues and crucifixes at the Maria Stein Center are the artwork of the early sisters who lived and worked in the late 1800's in the motherhouse of the Sisters of the Precious Blood. [More]
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