Produced for instruction in the basic doctrines of the Catholic faith, this unusual book consists of full-page painted images accompanied by brief explanations written in Dutch on the facing pages. Later owned by the Carmelite friars of Nijmegen in the Netherlands, this book was made for the religious instruction of lay people who may not have had the ability to read.
BRMS 149. [Picture-book of Catholic doctrine]. [Netherlands (Nijmegen?), late 18th century].
“BRMS 149,” Bridwell Library Special Collections Exhibitions, accessed February 3, 2023, https://bridwell.omeka.net/items/show/1714.