CHUR 0900
CHUR 0900
Title New Syrian Orthodox church [picture] / E. M. McNamara.
Author McNamara, E. M.
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Brooklyn Eagle], 1951.
Description 1 photographic print : black & white, gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
paper 8 x 10 in.
Call # CHUR 0900
Note On verso: date stamped: Feb. 26, 1951; photographer's name inscribed.
Title from caption on verso.
Summary Five men (three wearing clerical attire) standing outside brick building; man second from left carries censer, next man carries cross on pole with white cloth, man in center carries staff in one hand, cross in the other; date engraved in wall: "195[1]." Caption: "New Syrian Orthodox church--three dignitaries of the Syrian Antiochian Archdiocese are shown officiating at ceremonies yesterday for the laying of the cornerstone of the new St. Mary's Antiochian Church, 81st St. and Ridge Boulevard. shown left to right are the Very Rev. Wakeem Bashir, vicar general of the diocese; Metropolitan Archbishop Anthony Bashir and the Rev. Abdallah Khoury, rector of the original St. Mary's at 246 State St."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Note Brooklyn Eagle.
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Indexes Folder: Churches: Syrian Orthodox: Saint Mary's Antiochian-Syrian Church
Subject St. Mary's Antiochian-Syrian Church.
Cornerstone laying.
Orthodox churches.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Bay Ridge (New York, N.Y.)
Genre Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
gelatin silver prints.
photographic prints.

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