Bishop Cushing Greets a Woman

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2014.13.2.13

Description: Black and white print; at left, Bishop Richard Cushing, seated, in ceremonial clerical robes and hat, leans forward to grasp the hand of a frail gray haired woman wearing dark dress and lace veil; a second church official, apparently kneeling, helps the woman from the side; a white format label pasted on back for "Stoneham Press" for "Listen".

Print Size: 9" (h) x 7.125" (w)

Date: n.d.

History/Provenance: Richard James Cushing (1895-1970) served as Archbishop of Boston from 1944 to 1970 and was made a cardinal in 1958.

Credit Line: Gift of the Carroll Center for the Blind, 2014.13