Commemorative print on the founding of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity (also called the Guild of the Cord of St Thomas Aquinas) in 1649 by Franciscus Deurwaarders;  with four columns of engraved text with the ten laws of the order, a monk distributing knotted prayer cords below, two angels capturing another monk with a rope above; with dedication by Ambrosius Nachtegael; after Erasmus Quellinus.  Engraving

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1858,0417.1291

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Commemorative print on the founding of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity (also called the Guild of the Cord of St Thomas Aquinas) in 1649 by Franciscus Deurwaarders; with four columns of engraved text with the ten laws of the order, a monk distributing knotted prayer cords below, two angels capturing another monk with a rope above; with dedication by Ambrosius Nachtegael; after Erasmus Quellinus. Engraving

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