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Crèche Digital Archive Exhibit




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University of Dayton Crèche Digital Archive 

The University of Dayton's Marian Library has a large collection of crècheswhich are artistic representations of Christ's birth commonly exhibited around the Christmas holiday. Marian Library is currently running an exhibit that displays some of their crèches. These crèches are fashioned in distinct styles and are made of differing materials that range from terracotta to wood to straw, and the diversity of the collection demonstrates the wide-reaching influence of Christianity across many cultures, places, and times. The crèches at Marian Library are also available for viewing in their Crèche Digital Archive, a few of which are shown here.