Dominicans from California

Dominicans from California

An inked inscription verso in a fine period hand identifies the sitters as:

1. Brother Pius Murphy OP
2. Brother V. Carpentière OP
3. Brother C. Harrington OP
4. Brother A. Horgan OP
5. Brother S.A. Fitzsimmons OP

Beneath this a dedication reads:

'From Br. V. Carpentière / to the Revd. Fr. Rudolph / Suffield OP / Woodchester / April 8th 1866 / As a token of affection'.

[The Dominican monastery and novice house at Woodchester in Gloucestershire was established in 1851.]

Photographer unidentified.

Code: 123349
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