Tag Archives: Statuary

Recovering Fine Art After a Church Fire

A fire at Immaculate Conception Parish in Marlborough, MA caused extensive damage to the church interior. It started in the sacristy, the area where priests prepare for services, and while firefighters managed to contain it, the smoke nearly destroyed much … Continue reading

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Gilding of Sheet Copper Statue Atop Church Bell Tower

Jack Hassler Company of Philadelphia, PA gilded the monumental hand formed sheet copper statue on the tower of the Shrine of the Miraculous Medal, using 24.75 carat gold leaf. “24 carats” means that it is 24 parts out of 24 … Continue reading

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