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|Name: ||Anima Sola|
|Date: || 1998|
|Dimensions: ||3 ¾"W x 2 ⅞"D x 2 ¾"H|
|On View: ||Yes|
|Staff Pick: ||Yes|
Woman in flames backed by multiple crucifixions. Up From Guatemala, NYC. First religious snowglobe. A museum audience favorite!
Previously known as "Fire Woman". Thanks to a knowledgable visitor the mystery has been solved. Read more
This is one of the earliest snowglobes in the collection, but it wasn’t until a MoMS visitor filled us in that we knew who this unfortunate woman is. Most visitors guess Joan of Arc, but she’s Anima Sola, the forsaken soul suffering in purgatory, a popular votive image in Latin American Roman Catholicism.
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