Sepia Saturday

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This week’s prompt sent me searching for images with nuns and kids throughout time.

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Source: Nationaal Archief

A nun playing something like ring-around-the-rosie with kindergarteners in theNetherlands.

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Source: British Museum, 1880

Look at the hats on these students, very Spanish.

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Sister Honora, Beverley Hills Catholic School (n.d.)

Anyone want to guess what TV show the boy was in?

Answer

The boy is Jon Provost of Lassie.

 

 

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3 thoughts on “Sepia Saturday

  1. Good choices! Interesting how the figure of a nun with children evolved into a stereotype cliche. I’m not sure it remains so recognizable in contemporary American culture. Many children today might mistake the Catholic habit for a Muslim woman’s garb.

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