Saturday, June 10, 2023

Historical Images of Corpus Christi Processions, from Sharon Kabel (Part 2)

Our thanks once again to the tireless Sharon Kabel for sharing with NLM the results of her research. This is the second part of her series of historical images of Corpus Christi celebrations from around the world, and includes a whole section of processions on boats in Austria and Germany. Part one was published on the feast day.

North America
The San Francisco Call, Volume 86, Number 5, June 5, 1899.

New York Tribune. April 07, 1912. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress.

Manly, Australia (Yes, that really is the name of a coastal suburb of Sidney.) – “The feast of the Corpus Christi, Manly, Sunday, June 1, 1902.” The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser. June 7, 1902.

New Zealand – Roman Catholic religious ceremony. Evening Star, issue 22800, 8 November 1937, page 7.

Papua, New Guinea, The Church in Papua. The Advocate (Melbourne, Vic.). August 24, 1912.

Argentina – Año. 15.1930 = Nr. 170. 1930.
Colombia – Sábado. 1.1921,5. 1921. Berlin: Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut - Preußischer Kulturbesitz.

Perú – Corpus Christi Parade in Cuzco, 1957. Peru: Organization of American States. Photograph.

Uruguay – Ku-ku. 1.1911=Nr. 3. n.d. Berlin: Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut - Preußischer Kulturbesitz.

Boat Procession in Austria and Germany
Hallstadt, Austria – Paris-soir. 1937-06-01.

(item) “Fronleichnam auf dem Hallstätter See, Menschen in festlich geschmückten Booten, Pfarrer, Musik-kapelle, Touristen.” Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek.

Traunsee, Autria – Fronleichnamsprozession am Traunsee. 1928. Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek.

(Item) Traunkirchen. 1930. Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek.

(item) Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek.

Germany - “Procession on the Rhein”. The Catholic Advocate, Volume 8, Number 23, 5 June 1959.

The St. Louis Review, Volume 27, Number 36, 8 September 1967.

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