Sisters of the Carmelite Order of Presteign attending to their animals

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Sisters of the Carmelite Order of Presteign attending to their animals

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Title Four nuns tending to animals on the farm.
Description Black and white photograph of four nuns from the Carmelite Order tending to animals. Sisters of the Carmelite Order from Presteigne were known as the ‘building nuns of Presteigne’ as they were subsequently styled by the local press, built the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Thérèse. The nuns purposely generated publicity to attract funds and the enterprise also became the subject of a Pathé news film. The nuns left the convent in 1988 but the church, now listed, still functions as the local Catholic church. 1970.
Photographer / artist Derek Evans
Publisher Derek Evans Studio
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Date Undated
Type Image
Format Photograph
Identifier CJ42-5-25-29
Area Unknown
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