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Ex-Votos: Research and Resources

Everyday Miracles: Medical Imagery in Ex-Votos

June 23, 2014 - August 02, 2014

Location: Gumberg Library, 5th floor

Operating hours

8am-5pm, Monday-Friday

10am-5pm Saturday

Please note: Visitors from outside the Duquesne community should check in at the circulation desk.

ex votos

Image credit: Girl recovers from pneumonia 1925 Courtesy Historia Antiques

This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine.

Ex-Votos and Art


Cole, Michael Wayne

Ashgate Pub. Co., 2009

ISBN: 9780754652908

N7862.I36 2009

Location: 2nd floor

Fields, Virginia M.

Los Angeles County
Museum of Art, 2001

ISBN: 0826324274

F1219.3.C6 F54 2001

Location: Oversized - 1st floor

Vilchis Roque, Alfredo

Seuil Chronicle, 2004

ISBN: 2020618613

ND1432.M45 R6713 2004

Location: 2nd floor


Plesch, Véronique. "Memory on the Wall: Graffiti on Religious Wall Paintings." Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 32.1 (2002): 167-197. Project Muse. Web. 27 March 2014.

Ex-Votos and Spirituality


Dubisch, Jill

University of Arizona Press, 2005

ISBN: 0816524750

BL619.P5 P519 2005

Location: 3rd floor


Didi-Huberman, Georges. "Ex-Voto: Image, Organ, Time." L'Esprit Créateur 47.3 (2007): 7-16. Project Muse. Web. 27 March 2014.

Notermans, Catrien & Willy Jansen. "Ex-Votos in Lourdes: Contested Materiality of Miraculous Healings." Material Religion 7.2 (2011): 168-192. Academic Search Elite. Web. 13 May 2014.

Ex-Votos and Medicine


Stuckey, Heather L., DEd, Nobel, Jeremy, MD, MPH. "The Connection Between Art, Healing, and Public Health: A Review of Current Literature." American Journal of Public Health 100.2 (Feb 2010): 254-263. ProQuest. Web. 4 April 2014.

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