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On this day which has passed there was much to think and celebrate the United States of America.


When I was trying to find one cultural object to explain the greatness of this land it was difficult.


Then I remembered the natural feel of this wood which had been lovingly carved.


Simply painted, not garish but realistic.


Aged well for over half a millenium had passed.


Glasped hands for a prayer faced upwards heavenly.


Then when I reflected I realised that it was easy to find an aptful object for here it was.


Lovely. USA. Great Majestic. Lovely



Nuestra Señora de los Dolores ca. 1675-1725





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