Color image of a Japanese bronze Amida Buddha, undated.

Japanese bronze Amida Buddha

Cast bronze Amida Buddha figure shows evidence of blackish red paint and gilding [this is a National Bureau of Standards color]. The figure is seated cross-legged on a hexagonal base with the left upturned palm in the lap and the right hand resting on the right knee with fingers touching the ground. The head of the figure has Asian features with elongated ear lobes and topknot typical of Buddha representations. The statue is marked "Bronze/ 19th Century/ John Bradstreet/ Collection". The sculpture was acquired by Samuel A. Trubshaw as a collector for John S. Bradstreet & Co., Minneapolis, Minn.

Color image of Our Lady of Victory Chapel at St. Catherine University, 2009.

Our Lady of Victory Chapel at St. Catherine University

Our Lady of Victory Chapel at St. Catherine University, 2009.

Black and white photograph of Sister Antonia McHugh, St. Catherine College’s first dean and first president, 1936.

Sister Antonia McHugh

Sister Antonia McHugh, St. Catherine College’s first dean and first president, 1936.

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Crookston, Minnesota, date unknown.

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Crookston, Minnesota

This Romanesque-style building featuring a rare three steeple design was the design of Bert Keck in 1913 and cost $60,000 to build. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Color image of a Morton gneiss headstone in St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Morton gneiss headstone in St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery

A Morton gneiss headstone in St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Color image of a tilted headstone in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

Tilted headstone in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery Cemetery

Tilted headstone in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

Color image of the Swedish-language headstone of Swan Swanson in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

Swedish-language headstone of Swan Swanson

Swedish-language headstone of Swan Swanson in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

Color image of a headstone set into the base of a tree at Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

Headstone set into the base of a tree at Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery

Headstone set into the base of a tree at Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

Color image of a German-language headstone in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

German-language headstone in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery

German-language headstone in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

Color image of a roken headstone at Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

Broken headstone at Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery

Broken headstone at Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

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