Detailed Description

Title: Novena para implorar el patrocinio de Maria Santisima Nuestra Senora en su milagrosa imagen del topo quese vener en la santa
Creator: Dr. D. Fernando Cayceda y Flores
Publication Info: Santa Fe de Bogota : Imprenta Patriótica de Santa Fe de Bogota, 1803.

Summary: This novena served as a religious booklet for its readers that included specific prayers and recitations relating to "Maria Santisima Nuestra Senora." It also has an engaging visual image on front and back. The name "Platillas Reales" appears engraved/pressed on back of booklet and is filled in with silver.
Historical Notes: Novenas served as a form of worship that provided people with prayers, recitations, and religious invocations for nine successive days. This novena was directed at "Maria Santisima Nuestra Senora." This text was composed by Dr. Don Fernando Cayceda y Flores, an important ecclesiastical official and active participant in Colombian independence. He served as the first Archbishop of Bogota in 1817.

Subject(s): Early printed books -- Colombia -- 19th century
Printing presses -- Colombia -- 19th century
Catholic Church -- Colombia -- Novenas -- 19th century

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: NA
Record Number: 638