Saint Vincent de Paul aux Galères de Marseille

Title

Saint Vincent de Paul aux Galères de Marseille

Subject

Galley slaves--Pictorial works
Vincent de Paul, Saint, 1581-1660--Pictorial works

Description

19th century engraving of Saint Vincent speaking on behalf of the galley slaves in the French city of Marseille. Saint Vincent became Chaplain-General of the Galleys in 1622, while working for the General of the Galleys of France, Philippe-Emmanuel de Gondi.

Vincent ministered to the galley slaves, and attempted to convert the Muslims and Protestants. At the same time, he instituted important reforms in relation to how these men were treated, regardless of their faith, and set about building a hospital in Marseille to treat the galley slaves.

Creator

Laisné, Aglaé

Source

Alhoy, Maurice. Les bagnes : histoire, types, moeurs, mystères. Paris: G. Havard, 1845.

Publisher

G. Harvard

Date

1845

Rights

Special Collections and Archives, DePaul University Library; Chicago, IL, USA 60614; http://library.depaul.edu/Collections/SpecialCollectionArchives.aspx

Format

Lithograph, 16.5 x 26

Language

French

Type

Image

Identifier

GaleresDeMarseille_07102013

Original Format

Lithograph

Physical Dimensions

16.5 x 26 cm.

Files

GaleresDeMarseille_08282013.jpg

Collection

Citation

Laisné, Aglaé, “Saint Vincent de Paul aux Galères de Marseille,” DePaul University Special Collections and Archives, accessed January 27, 2022, https://dpuspecialcollections.omeka.net/items/show/198.