St. Adalbert Catholic Church

Date Created
1919
Dimensions
10 in. x 8 in.
CR Number
MIAR974
Signature
Signed/dated: M. Alten/1919 lower left
Signature Details
On the mount board, "St. Adalbertus" in ink.

Typed on a note on verso, "This painting, St. Adalbert's Church on Fourth St., by Mathias Alten was a favorite possession of Susan Grant Travis. Upon her death it was presented to city club by her sister Miss Elizabeth Grant as a memorial to Mrs.Travis, a charter member of the club."


Construction of St. Adalbert Catholic Church began in 1907 and was completed in 1913. The church was raised to the status of "Basilica" of St. Adalbert on February 16, 1980.
Provenance

Women's City Club, Grand Rapids

Miss Elizabeth Grant, circa 1929

Mrs. Susan Grant Travis

Bibliography

Jung, Philip, The First 100 Years - Basilica of St. Adalbert - 1881-1981 (1981

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Subjects
Architectural
Michigan