The Hero and the Saint
Miracle, Supernaturalism, Religious Authority, Politics
In conjunction with PU1/39/12/6, this illustration depicts a frightened-looking monk carrying two allegedly miraculous artefacts—a bottle containing the blood of St Januarius and a 'Winking Picture'—but who, in obedience to Giuseppe Garibaldi (who stands behind him), is stepping off the edge of a cliff.
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