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Author Govan, James L.
Title Art of the crèche : nativities from around the world / James L. Govan.
Imprint London ; New York : Merrell, 2007.
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 Main Oversize  Oversize N8065 .G68 2007    AVAILABLE


Call # Oversize N8065 .G68 2007
Phys. Description 207 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents A collector's journey : collecting stories -- Sign & symbol : nativity, incarnation, and Eucharist -- What child is this? : the evolution of artistic expression -- O come, all ye faithful : creche in time and place -- Robed in glory : costumes -- Heaven & nature abound : Flora and Fauna -- A joyful noise : musical expressions -- Gifts of the Magi : expressions of homage -- Tradition & innovation : creating creche -- Season of giving : acts of generosity -- All in the family : family legacies -- Making a difference : creches as instruments of social change -- A world of creches : seeing ourselves.
Local Note Donated by Lorrie Anker.
Subject Govan, James L. -- Art collections.
Crèches (Nativity scenes)
Crib in Christian art and tradition.
ISBN 9781858944029 (hbk.)
1858944023 (hbk.)