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PAGEANT PICTURE POSTCARDS

The Legend of St Frideswide 727

Title: The Legend of St Frideswide 727
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons' "OILETTE" Postcard 9516. "Oxford Pageant" Ser. I.
Direct from the original picture by M. Bowley.
Published under the authority of the Pageant Committee. 
Printed colour postcard with POST CARD divided back in brown
Code: PC-PAGEANT-0001 ~ Grade: C+ ~ Price: 1.50
Card measures 139mm x 88mm

Printed text on reverse reads:
The Legend of St. Frideswide. Frideswide was sought in marriage by Algar, Earl of Leicester, who attempted to carry her off by force, but she, despairing of mortal help, appealed to heaven for assistance, and Algar was smitten with blindness. Repentant, his eyesight was restored on his making a solemn vow to build a convent for the maiden. Her bones still rest in the Cathedral where the convent once stood and round which the city of Oxford grew up.

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