Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Collection:
Van Buren Colley photographs, 1873-1970, undated, (bulk 1953-1970)
Title:
Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Publisher:
Van Buren Colley Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Date of Original:
1800/1981
Subject:
Priests--Georgia--Atlanta
Men--Georgia--Atlanta
Catholic Church--Georgia--Atlanta
Catholic Church--Clergy
Eyeglasses--Georgia--Atlanta
Uniforms--Georgia--Atlanta
Church of the Immaculate Conception (Atlanta, Ga.)
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
copy prints
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of an unidentified priest from the Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception was built at its current location in 1848, with out a name, as the first Catholic Church in Atlanta. The current structure was built in 1869. The church was named on behalf of an oil painting of the Immaculate Conception that was hung behind the altar of the newly built church and dedicated as such in 1873. The church remains open today at the corner of Central Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Atlanta, Georgia.
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Colley/id/20
Rights Holder:
This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Additional Rights Information:
Please contact holding institution for information regarding use and copyright status.
Extent:
1 photograph : b&w ; 2 x 2 in.
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center

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