Exhibit: Ex-Votos


A fascinating online exhibit of ex-votos, part of the healing traditions in Latin America and Italy.

"Usually done on canvas or tin, ex-votos generally consist of three basic elements: the illustrative depiction of the event, the narrative, and the depiction of the saint or deity. Variations of this standard form can be seen over time, but the central elements remain the same…."

The National Library of Medicine