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Picture No 10045934
Date circa 1730
Description REDEEMING FIRST-BORN
Details

The ceremony of the Redemption of the First-Born - the priest makes a show of taking the baby away, the father offers money to redeem it, watched by midwife, nurse & guests
Source Bernard Picart, engraved by C du Bosc, in Religious Ceremonies of the World
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10045934 - The ceremony of the Redemption of the First-Born - the priest makes a show of taking the baby away, the father offers money to redeem it, watched by midwife, nurse & guests

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