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title Revelations from a Family Bible
creator Dale, Janet
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description It confronted the family from its six foot tall rattan easel in the parlour or dominated them from the lace doily on the round table in the front room. The space allotted to it became sacred by association, an altar to the Lares and Penates* of the late nineteenth century believer. She dusted around it respectfully; he read it to them summoning his most reverential baritone for its rendering. If life then was not truly more religious, it was certainly more focused, and the Family Bible was the physical object at the heart of its centricity.
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1978
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-60
source 04
language en_US
rights Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.

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title Revelations from a Family Bible
creator Dale, Janet
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description It confronted the family from its six foot tall rattan easel in the parlour or dominated them from the lace doily on the round table in the front room. The space allotted to it became sacred by association, an altar to the Lares and Penates* of the late nineteenth century believer. She dusted around it respectfully; he read it to them summoning his most reverential baritone for its rendering. If life then was not truly more religious, it was certainly more focused, and the Family Bible was the physical object at the heart of its centricity.
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1978
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-60
source 04
language en_US
rights Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.