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A Mormon Image: The 19th Ward Chapel

December 5, 2003 | 4 comments
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A Mormon Image: The 19th Ward Chapel

When Brigham Young laid out Great Salt Lake City in the 1840s, he modeled it on the Mormon experience in Nuavoo. Thus, the city was divided into wards, which were combined to form the original Salt Lake Stake of Zion. In all there were nineteen of these wards, and they continued to be the core units of the Church in Salt Lake for many, many years. This chapel, built in 1890, housed one of those original wards. Read more »

A Mormon Image: A Photograph of Joseph?

December 3, 2003 | 19 comments
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A Mormon Image: A Photograph of Joseph?

Some believe that this image is a photograph of the Prophet Joseph Smith. If they are right, it is the only known photographic image of Joseph . . . Read more »

A Mormon Image: C.C.A. Christiansen

December 2, 2003 | 4 comments
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A Mormon Image: C.C.A. Christiansen

Since blogs seem to thrive on regular features, I have decided to start one here at T&S. Because my father is an art historian and a curator at the Museum of Church History and Art, I have always been interested in the images and art that Mormonism has produced. Thus, I will begin regularlly posting samples of it to this blog, along with a little bit of commentary. I begin with C.C.A. Christiansen Read more »

An Image for Kaimi

November 30, 2003 | 5 comments
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An Image for Kaimi

Here is what I have always thought was the best visual depication of Kaimi’s theory of Book of Mormon geography. The painting is by the wonderful Minerva Teichert. Read more »

A Mormon Image: Our Army

November 25, 2003 | one comment
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A Mormon Image: Our Army

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