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Ave Maria Stella

The Ave Maria Stella sung by Cornelia and the nuns during the novena made during Mr. Connelly's attempt at a trial to force her return.


Cap border and handkerchief

Border of cap and handkerchief belonging to Cornelia at the time of her death.


Conscience Beads

Conscience beads belonging to Cornelia.


Cornelia's bell 01
Cornelia's bell

Cornelia's bell 02
Cornelia's bell

Cornelia's candlestick
Cornelia's candlestick

Cornelia's Cap and Handkerchief
Fragment of Cornelia's cap and handkerchief

Cornelia's certificate of admission to "The Apostleship of Prayer and to the Association of the Sacred Heart of Jesus." (Back A)
Back of Cornelia's mortuary card
1879

Cornelia's certificate of admission to "The Apostleship of Prayer and to the Association of the Sacred Heart of Jesus." (Back)
Back of Cornelia's certificate of admission to "The Apostleship of Prayer and to the Association of the Sacred Heart of Jesus."
January 1, 1864

Cornelia's certificate of admission to "The Apostleship of Prayer and to the Association of the Sacred Heart of Jesus." (Front A)
Front of Cornelia's certificate of admission to "The Apostleship of Prayer and to the Association of the Sacred Heart of Jesus."
1879

Cornelia's certificate of admission to "The Apostleship of Prayer and to the Association of the Sacred Heart of Jesus." (Front)
Front of Cornelia's certificate of admission to "The Apostleship of Prayer and to the Association of the Sacred Heart of Jesus."
January 1, 1864

Cornelia's desk and chair 01
Cornelia's desk and chair

Cornelia's desk and chair 02
Cornelia's desk and chair

Cornelia's Last Signature
The last thing Cornelia signed before her death, a check for the rent for the Nottingham Place house in London.
1879

Cornelia's pen knife 01
Cornelia's pen knife. Note the number "42." Each sister was given a number when she entered the society. All of her belongings were to be labeled with this number (for identification purposes.) Cornelia did not give herself the number one.

Cornelia's pen knife 02
Cornelia's pen knife. Note the number "42." Each sister was given a number when she entered the society. All of her belongings were to be labeled with this number (for identification purposes.) Cornelia did not give herself the number one.

Cornelia's purse 01
Cornelia's purse

Cornelia's purse 02
Cornelia's purse

Cornelia's purse 03
Cornelia's purse

Cornelia's purse 04
Cornelia's purse

Cornelia's rosary
Cornelia's rosary

Cornelia's Shawl - Scrap

A piece of a shawl regularly worn by Cornelia.


Cornelia's shawl 01
Cornelia's shawl (note number 42 nearly worn away)

Cornelia's shawl 02
Cornelia's shawl (note number 42 nearly worn away)

Cornelia's shawl 03
Cornelia's shawl (note number 42 nearly worn away)

Cornelia's Signature

Cornelia's signature


Cornelia's watch 01
Cornelia's watch

Cornelia's watch 02
Cornelia's watch

Crucifix belonging to Cornelia 1

Crucifix belonging to Cornelia - side one. See also side 2.


Crucifix belonging to Cornelia 2

Crucifix belonging to Cornelia, side 2. See also side 1.


Following of Christ Text

Sent from Cornelia to Mother Ignatius Chadaway, dated 1877. Quotation in Cornelia's handwriting, "He that followeth me walketh not in darkness." Book 1, Chapter 1. See also inscription from Cornelia.


Holy Card 01
Front of holy card, "Les Martyrs du Japon," given to Cornelia by niece, Bella.

Holy Card 02
Back of holy card, "Les Martyrs du Japon," given to Cornelia by niece, Bella.

Holy Card 03
Front of "Fluer Monastique" given to Cornelia by the Curé de Grenelle

Holy Card 04
Back of "Fluer Monastique" given to Cornelia by the Curé de Grenelle

Holy Card 05
Front of a holy card belonging to Cornelia

Holy Card 06
Back of a holy card belonging to Cornelia

Holy Child Statue - Back

Small Holy Child Statue belonging to Cornelia. See also front of statue.


Holy Child Statue - Front

Small Holy Child Statue belonging to Cornelia. See also back of statue.


Holy Child Statue 02

Holy Child Statue belonging to Cornelia.


Holy Child Statue 03

Holy Child Statue belonging to Cornelia.


Inscription in Following Christ Text

Inscription in Cornelia's handwriting, "He that followeth me walketh not in darkness." From text sent from Cornelia to Mother Ignatius Chadaway, dated 1877. Book 1, Chapter 1. See also photo of text.


Lace work - Set 1

Lace work created by Cornelia. See also set 2 and set 3.


Lace work - Set 2

Lace work created by Cornelia. See also set 1 and set 3.


Lace work - Set 3

Lace work created by Cornelia. See also set 1 and set 2.


Little Chaplet Beads

Little Chaplet beads owned by Cornelia


Locks of Cornelia's hair

Two locks of Cornelia's hair.


Oil painting "Painted by Mother Cornelia Connelly, Our Beloved Foundress." 01

Oil painting "Painted by Mother Cornelia Connelly, Our Beloved Foundress."


Oil painting "Painted by Mother Cornelia Connelly, Our Beloved Foundress." 01 (Detail)

Detail of oil painting "Painted by Mother Cornelia Connelly, Our Beloved Foundress."


Oil painting "Painted by Mother Cornelia Connelly, Our Beloved Foundress." 02

Oil painting "Painted by Mother Cornelia Connelly, Our Beloved Foundress."


Oil painting "Painted by Mother Cornelia Connelly, Our Beloved Foundress." 02 (Details)

Detail of oil painting "Painted by Mother Cornelia Connelly, Our Beloved Foundress."


Oil painting of St. Ignatius Loyola done by Cornelia

6 ft. 6 in. Oil painting of St. Ignatius Loyola done by Cornelia while in Rome; based on sketch by Edward von Steinle; was part of proposed triptych of the Nativity. "She then had reason to think she would not be permitted to rejoin her society again. In the event, Fransoni sent her back to St. Leonards where the picture remained until tranferred to Hastings in 1976. The other two panels were never painted."

1854

Prie dieu 01
Prie dieu used by Cornelia in noviceship

Prie dieu 02
Prie dieu used by Cornelia in noviceship

Purse made by Cornelia

Mesh purse made by Cornellia.


Rosary belonging to Cornelia

Rosary which belonged to Cornelia. Side one. See also side two.


Rosary belonging to Cornelia - side 2

Rosary which belonged to Cornelia - side 2. See also side 1.


Silver Crucifix - 1

Crucifix belonging to Cornelia. See also other side.


Silver Crucifix - 2

Crucifix belonging to Cornelia. See also other side.


Sketch of St. Ignatius

Sketch of St. Ignatius Loyola which served as inspiration for oil painting done by Cornelia.


Small tin container holding a lock of Merty's (Mercer's) hair
Small tin container holding a lock of Merty's (Mercer's) hair. Note in tin: "Half of all I have of darling Merty's hair, 1834." Separate note: "For Adeline (Adelina?) from her Mother."

Stylus and Stump

Stylus and stump belonging to Cornelia



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