Outdoor Church Service

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2014.13.2.27

Description: Black and white print; outdoor Catholic mass; a priest, standing in a wooden framework structure draped with vines, holds up a gilded elaborate cross; the priest is wrapped in a bright white garment, under which can be seen dark robes, a stole, and a lace garment; behind the priest is a cloth covered alter with candles on top; a microphone is in the background to the side of the priest; three men kneel in front of the stage, facing the priest, two kneel deeply, the other is on his knees but upright; they wear dark robes under a white outer garment; in the middle of the photo, Father Thomas Carroll kneels at a temporary wooden kneeling rail, also dressed in dark robes and white outer garment; behind Carroll, four more men, two in clerical garb and two in suits, kneel; trees and bushes fill the background; stamped on back, "Photo By/Egan Photo Service/Studio, 446 Tremont St., Boston".

Print Size: 8" (h) x 10" (w)

Date: n.d.

Photographer: Egan Photo Service

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