St Damien of Molokai Plaster Figurine 18"
St Damien of Molokai Plaster Figurine 18"

St Damien of Molokai Plaster Figurine 18"

Regular price £159

A RARE and beautiful plaster (chalk, gypsum) statue depicting Saint Damien of Molokai (also known as Father Damien, Pater Damiaan, Heilige Damiaan van Molokai). Roman Catholic priest from Belgium and member of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary a missionary religious institute. He won recognition for his ministry from 1873 to 1889 in the Kingdom of Hawai?i to people with leprosy (also known as Hansen's disease), who were required to live under a government-sanctioned medical quarantine on the island of Moloka?i on the Kalaupapa Peninsula. The patron saint of people with leprosy. Dating back to the period of mid 1900's. For a more detailed description please refer to the pictures.

General: The overall dimensions are height 18.1 inches (46cm) and width 7.5 inches (19cm). Depth of base is 5.5 (14cm).

Condition: The statue is in very good condition besides age appropriate wear........please see photos for condition as 1 picture is worth 1000 words.
St Damien of Molokai Plaster Figurine 18"
St Damien of Molokai Plaster Figurine 18"
St Damien of Molokai Plaster Figurine 18"
St Damien of Molokai Plaster Figurine 18"
St Damien of Molokai Plaster Figurine 18"
St Damien of Molokai Plaster Figurine 18"
St Damien of Molokai Plaster Figurine 18"
St Damien of Molokai Plaster Figurine 18"