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Legend of the Passion-Flower

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Title

Legend of the Passion-Flower

Subject

Description

Postcard has a purple border and is divided into two parts. The top section displays a close-up view of a purple and cream flower that has bloomed. The bottom section displays a box with pink hearts going around its perimeter. Inside the box, there is a description explaining the legend of the passion flower.

Source

USA

Contributor

Ward Beckett

Rights

Under Copyright

Format

Language

English

Type

Postcard

Identifier

PC-TM330

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Card Title

Legend of the Passion-Flower

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Printed Text (Front)

Legend of the Passion-Flower
The ten petals of the flower represents the Ten Apostles who were present at the Crucifixion. The Holy Trinity is Portrayed by the three secondary calyx leaf bracts. The 72 purple filaments symbolize the crown of thorns worn by Jesus, and the three stigmas represent Christ and the two thieves on the crosses.

Back Format

Printed Text (Back)

HSC-F-52
Passion-Flower( Passiflora Incarnata)
One of Florida's most beautiful and intricate flowers.
Early Spanish settlers brought the "Legend" to America. It can be found in complete detail in the World Book Encyclopedia. The flower, pictured on the reverse side, measured exactly 4 inches in diameter.

Color photo by Ward Beckett
Printed in U.S.A.
Mirro-Krome® Card by H.S. Crocker Co., Inc.. Winterhaven, Florida

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Archivist's Comment

N.S. 12/10/2015
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Citation

Mirro-Krome®, “Legend of the Passion-Flower,” FSU Card Archive, accessed June 22, 2018, http://fsucardarchive.org/items/show/4216.